Canada’s Intellectual Property Law Firm

Matthew Leaper and Kwan Loh help Victoria software founders protect their start-ups

Smart & Biggar Vancouver will host the second of a two-part workshop to Victoria software start-ups at Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council (VIATEC) on November 15, 2018.

Why obtain intellectual property rights?
What intellectual property rights may I obtain?
How can I use these rights to generate business value?
How do I get started?

Matthew Leaper and Kwan Loh will answer these questions and guide participants through the processes for obtaining intellectual property rights in Canada and around the world, and provide strategic insights for utilizing those rights to create business value for founders, investors and potential acquirers. Registration is required to attend this free workshop.

VIATEC serves as a one-stop hub to connect people, knowledge and resources to grow and promote the Greater Victoria technology sector. They work closely with members to offer a variety of events, programs and services and to serve as the front door of the local tech sector.

Smart & Biggar is Canada's largest firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We have been leaders in intellectual property and technology law for over a century. For more information, please visit