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Smart & Biggar sees four lawyers recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2023

Smart & Biggar is proud to announce that four lawyers have been named in the recent Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2023 Global Guide as leaders in life sciences law. Principals of the firm Steven Garland and Sheldon Hamilton are named under Patent Litigation; Alice Tseng is recognized for Regulatory Law; and Nancy Pei is honoured with recognition under both Patent Litigation and Regulatory Law.

Steven Garland has “amassed over 30 years’ experience advising and representing major domestic and multinational companies on all IP-related matters.” Listed as a “Global Elite Thought Leader” he “secures significant commendations with his superb handling of IP matters across a multitude of industries.”

Sheldon Hamilton, leader of Smart & Biggar’s litigation practice, is noted as one of the “top names for life sciences litigation in Canada who regularly advises the major international companies on all IP-related matters.”

Nancy Pei is a litigator and trusted IP and regulatory advisor with unique experience tailored to the needs of innovative life sciences clients. In the guide, she is acknowledged by her peers as an “accomplished IP lawyer with 25 years of experience in the sector and in-depth expertise in the life sciences arena.”

Alice Tseng wins commendations for her “significant health regulatory expertise for pharmaceutical companies”. Most recently, she is highlighted for her “profound ability in handling complex life sciences regulatory matters encompassing marketing, clinical trials and research.”

Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, over 24,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers and 2,500 consulting experts from over 160 international jurisdictions are featured.

The full Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2023 guide and rankings are available to view 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.