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Partners Daphne Lainson and Sanjay Goorachurn included among the world's leading IP strategists in the 2021 edition of IAM Strategy 300

Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that Ottawa partner and Chair of the firm Daphne Lainson and Montréal partner Sanjay Goorachurn are recognized in the 2021 edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists.

Clients and peers have described Sanjay as a lawyer “known to be innovative in his approach to structuring deals” (IAM Patents 1000, 2021).

Daphne is known as a “biopharmaceutical ace” (IAM Patents 1000, 2020) who “impresses clients with her [pharmaceuticals] regulatory know-how and ability to distil legal complexities into [concise] readable reports.” (IAM Patents 1000, 2021).

The IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists identifies the individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize the value of IP portfolios. No individual can qualify for a listing in the IAM Strategy 300 unless they are nominated by at least three people from outside of their own organization. Only individuals whose further research shows to have exceptional skill sets, as well as profound insights into the development, creation and management of IP value, are featured in the IAM Strategy 300.

View all listed individuals at IAM Strategy 300.

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