Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Expert Guides lists eight Smart & Biggar lawyers in 2018 edition of the world's leading trademark law practitioners

Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that eight of the firm’s partners have been recognized as leaders in the field of trademarks law in the 2018 edition of Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides: Trade Marks.

Each practitioner was nominated by a group of leading lawyers across more than 90 jurisdictions. Partner’s from Smart & Biggar have been described as having “excellent knowledge and counselling skills”, being the “best of the bar” and are noted for their “expertise and quality of work.”

Selected lawyers include:

  • Mark Biernacki
  • Christian Bolduc
  • Mark Evans
  • Francois Guay
  • Philip Lapin 
  • Keltie Sim Luft
  • Kohji Suzuki 
  • Ekaterina Tsimberis 

The Expert Guides series has been source of guidance for in-house counsel in large corporations worldwide, since its inception in 1994. Practice area guides are designed primarily for individuals who require access to World’s leading practitioners in specific areas of law for the purpose of instruction on an international basis.

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Smart & Biggar is recognised as Canada’s largest and leading firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.