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Smart & Biggar earns six shortlist nominations for the 2021 LMG Life Sciences Awards

Smart & Biggar is proud to share that we have been shortlisted for six LMG Life Sciences Awards. Each award nomination recognizes Smart & Biggar’s leadership in life sciences law and across the pharmaceutical product Lifecycle.

Smart & Biggar is shortlisted for the following firm-level awards:

  • ‘Canadian Patent Litigation Firm of the Year’
  • ‘Canadian Patent Strategy Firm of the Year’

Additionally, our lawyers were shortlisted for the following individual awards:

  • ‘Canadian Patent Strategy Practitioner of the Year’ - Daphne Lainson, partner, national life sciences practice chair and chair of the firm
  • ‘Canadian Patent Litigator of the Year’ - Sheldon Hamilton, partner and national litigation practice chair
  • ‘Canadian Regulatory Attorney of the Year’ - Alice Tseng, partner
  • ‘Canadian Rising Star’ - Lynn Ing, counsel

The LMG Life Sciences Awards are presented to firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging Life Sciences work of the past year. Winners for each award will be announced on Sept. 22, 2021.

The full LMG Life Sciences Awards 2021 Americas shortlists are now available to view.

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.