Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Firm achieves top ranking in the International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers 2012 edition

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that in the 2012 edition of the International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers, the firm has more lawyers listed than any other firm in Canada. We are proud of this recognition and wish to congratulate our professionals who have been recognized:

John Bochnovic – "undoubtedly one of Canada’s finest patent lawyers"
Gunars A. Gaikis – "first choice"
Steven B. Garland – "an accomplished mediator as well as a great litigator"
François Guay – "a very tough opponent who commands a lot of respect"
Michael D. Manson – "'extremely highly thought of' by peers"

Since 1996, Who's Who Legal has identified the leading practitioners in business law. Nominees were selected based on comprehensive, independent surveys completed by both general counsel and patent lawyers worldwide.