Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Smart & Biggar earns recognition as ‘Canadian Trademark Firm of the Year’ at Global IP Awards

Smart & Biggar is proud to receive global recognition as the ‘Canadian Trademark Firm of the Year’ at the Global IP Awards, presented by IAM and World Trademark Review (WTR). Trademarks Practice Group Leader and Principal, Graham Hood, was present to collect the award on October 19, 2023, at a gala ceremony held at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, with proceeds donated in aid of the Swawou School for Girls.

This recognition at the Global IP Awards highlights Smart & Biggar’s leadership and expertise in Canadian trademarks and all areas of IP. We are thankful to our clients and peers who nominated us for this global award and honoured to work with the world’s most notable brands, helping them protect and defend their trademarks in Canada. We have registered more than 100,000 trademarks over our 130-year history. Our leading team of trademark lawyers and agents provides clients with ongoing trademark portfolio management advice and counsel, and our expert litigators have also successfully represented clients in many of Canada’s landmark trademark enforcement and litigation decisions.

The Global IP Awards are presented by IAM and WTR and recognize the outstanding achievements of law and attorney firms in litigation, prosecution, and transactional work during 2022/2023. In total, 169 awards will be given to leading lights of the industry, highlighting the depth and spread of IP expertise available to corporate teams the world over.

The full list of global winners can be viewed online.

About Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading intellectual property firm, with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and have been serving clients for over a century. Smart & Biggar operates as part of the IPH Limited group, under its own brand and independent from other IPH member firms.