Canada’s Intellectual Property Law Firm

Smart & Biggar ranked highly again for IP, with top scores across Canada and 25 “Lexpert®-Ranked” lawyers for 2019

Smart & Biggar maintains its strong position in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Canadian leader for Intellectual Property law and litigation.

We are pleased to announce that 25 of the firm’s lawyers have been selected as “Lexpert-Ranked” lawyers across Intellectual Property (22), Litigation – Intellectual Property (8), Biotechnology (7), Marketing & Advertising (1) and Technology Law (1) — more than any other IP specialty firm.

The firm has also earned top scores for IP across Canada, as “Most frequently recommended” in Ottawa and Toronto, “Consistently Recommended” in Montreal and Vancouver and “Repeatedly Recommended” in Calgary.

Congratulations to all of our “Lexpert-Ranked” lawyers: Daniel Anthony (Intellectual Property), Mark Biernacki (Intellectual Property and Litigation – Intellectual Property), Christian Bolduc (Intellectual Property), Allan Brett (Intellectual Property), Jean-Sébastien Dupont (Litigation – Intellectual Property), Mark Evans (Intellectual Property and Litigation – Intellectual Property), Ronald Faggetter (Intellectual Property), Gunars Gaikis (Intellectual Property, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), Steven Garland (Intellectual Property, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), François Guay (Intellectual Property and Litigation – Intellectual Property), Sheldon Hamilton (Intellectual Property and Litigation – Intellectual Property), Colin Ingram (Intellectual Property), Yoon Kang (Intellectual Property, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), Daphne Lainson (Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), Philip Lapin (Intellectual Property), Nancy Pei (Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), David E. Schwartz (Intellectual Property and Biotechnology), Elliott Simcoe (Intellectual Property), Alistair Simpson (Intellectual Property), Theodore Sum (Computer & IT Law), Kohji Suzuki (Intellectual Property), Alice Tseng (Biotechnology and Advertising & Marketing Law) Ekaterina Tsimberis (Intellectual Property), Jeremy Want (Intellectual Property) and Matthew Zischka (Intellectual Property).


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 are leaders in intellectual property and technology law and have been serving clients for over a century.