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Smart & Biggar stands out with five lawyers recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2022

Smart & Biggar is proud to announce that five lawyers have been named in the recent Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2022 Global Guide as leaders in life sciences law. Partners Steven Garland, Sheldon Hamilton and Of Counsel Gunars Gaikis are named under Patent Litigation; partner Alice Tseng is recognized for Regulatory Law; and partner Nancy Pei is honoured with recognition under both Patent Litigation and Regulatory Law.

This year’s guide describes Gunars Gaikis as a “pillar of the Canadian IP market report sources, with over 25 years of experience with patent litigation matters in the pharmaceutical sector;”

Steven Garland wins praise from peers for his “extensive experience spanning over 25 years representing some of the world’s largest multinationals in their patent disputes;”

Sheldon Hamilton, leader of Smart & Biggar’s litigation practice, is identified as a “distinguished patent litigator with 20 years of litigation experience pertaining to pharmaceutical patent;"

Alice Tseng, listed as a “Global Elite Thought Leader,” is hailed for her extensive experience of “over two decades…advising large-scale clients in heavily regulated industries on a wide range of compliance matters;” and

Nancy Pei is acknowledged by market commentators as an “experienced and knowledgeable IP lawyer who provides clients with over 20 years of experience before Canada’s highest courts in patent litigation proceedings.”

Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, over 28,000 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 2022 guide and rankings are available to view online.

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.