Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Smart & Biggar welcomes 13 summer students to the Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto offices

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome 13 new summer law students across our Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto offices to Canada’s leading firm focused exclusively on IP and technology law.

Hailing from a wide range of academic backgrounds and prestigious post-secondary institutions across Canada, students who join the Smart & Biggar team enjoy a unique experience and exposure to all aspects of Intellectual Property law. They are provided mentorship to help them reach their full potential, as well as the opportunity to work directly with Partners and Associates on real cases from our high-profile roster of clients. Each student gains hands on experience working on matters in patents, trademarks, copyright and related litigation.

Welcome to Ottawa:

Ottawa Students

(L-R) Walter Chan, Amber Blair, Bram Schwartz, Robert Baker, Jie Fei (Christina) Pan, Nicole Boyle, Erin Stuart  [Not shown, Brendan Peters]

Welcomed to Toronto:

Toronto Students

(L-R) Malcolm Harvey, Eric John Saragosa and Rachel Meland

Welcome to Montreal:

Montreal Students

(L-R) Etienne Lacroix-Couillard and Marie Christine Bernier (Articling)


Smart & Biggar has been at the forefront of intellectual property (IP) and technology law for over 100 years. We practice in every area of IP on behalf of an exceptional international clientele, and we are consistently ranked as Canada’s leading IP firm. We are committed to hiring people with different backgrounds and experience, who represent the best talent in their field.