Canada’s Intellectual Property Law Firm

Matthew Zischka discusses ‘The Future of the IP Boutique’ at the 2021 Canadian Law Awards

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Matthew Zischka will participate in the panel discussion “The Future of the IP Boutique – Adapting for a New Era of Innovation”, as part of the Canadian Law Awards on Thursday May 20, 2021.

Joined by industry peers, Matt will discuss how IP specialty law firms are uniquely positioned to help companies with innovative technologies and brands to maximize the value of their IP. The panel will discuss the future of IP boutiques, and how firms are responding to rapid changes in the legal and business landscape to serve clients across industries and sectors towards successful outcomes.

Sponsored by Western Union Business Solutions, the panel will be moderated by Chris Day, Director, Payments & Partnerships. The panel will follow the exclusive live stream of the Canadian Law Awards winner announcements, hosted by CBC news anchor Suhana Meharchand.

Smart & Biggar was also selected as an Excellence Awardee in the Canadian Law Awards and is a nominee firm for the ‘IP Boutique Law Firm of the Year' award. We are honoured to be considered in this category that reflects our high standard of excellence in service to our clients.

Registration to attend the awards ceremony, watch the panel and participate in networking opportunities is available at the Canadian Law Awards website.

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and technology law and have been serving clients for over a century.