Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Smart & Biggar stands out as Canada’s leader for IP with eight partners recognized in the 2022 edition of Lexpert/ALM 500

Smart & Biggar is proud to share that eight partners have been recognized among Canada’s leading lawyers for intellectual property (IP) in the 2022 edition of The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (the Lexpert/ALM 500). 

Smart & Biggar stands out in the guide as Canada’s leader for IP with more featured lawyers than any other firm, upholding our distinguished reputation and unmatched expertise in IP.

Congratulations to Mark Biernacki, Christian BolducMark EvansFrançois GuayPhilip LapinNancy Pei and Matthew Zischka, named leading lawyers for IP, and Steven Garland, identified as a leading lawyer for both IP and IP Litigation.

Smart & Biggar was also the only IP firm to be highlighted in each of the ‘Who’s Who” charts for IP across all markets: Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Vancouver. Additionally, the firm was recognized as a leader for Technology law in Vancouver.

The Lexpert/ALM 500 guide is considered the leading resource for US-based lawyers seeking Canadian counsel and profiles the 500 “Most Frequently Recommended” lawyers across Canada with a cross-border multijurisdictional practice. Lawyers are nominated through an annual peer survey, reflecting their highly regarded reputation in the industry.

The full list of the 2022 edition of Lexpert/ALM 500 is available to view online.

We congratulate our lawyers for this honourable and well-deserved recognition.

About Smart & Biggar

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.