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Smart & Biggar welcomes four associates to our IP litigation practice in Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome four new associates to the Ottawa, Toronto and Montréal offices, expanding and adding depth to our IP litigation bench. Irshaad Hashim, Ryan Wong, Lambert Beaulac and Nicholas Di Piano rejoin the firm following their terms as articling students, each with a practice focus on IP litigation. As associates they will work alongside Canada’s leading IP Lawyers to assist our clients in protecting their innovations and solving their most pressing IP issues.

Irshaad Hashim - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Ottawa

Irshaad Hashim is an associate in our Ottawa office. His practice focuses primarily on IP litigation, and he regularly works with innovative biotech companies. Irshaad is committed to thorough and meticulous research to find creative solutions to complex legal and technical issues. He utilizes his biotechnical expertise to provide informed IP solutions. He assesses his clients’ business needs, their position in the market, and their long-term goals to address high-stakes business decisions.

Ryan Wong - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Toronto

Ryan Wong is an associate in our Toronto office. He is a dedicated IP litigator in the pharmaceutical sector. As a skilled researcher, he assists clients in all aspects of their IP litigation with a clear understanding of their business needs to ensure they achieve business objectives and protect their IP rights. Ryan draws on his diverse background in scientific research, financial services, healthcare, and business consulting to develop strategic IP solutions to meet his client’s needs.

Lambert Beaulac - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Montréal

Lambert Beaulac is an associate in our Montréal office with a practice in IP litigation. He had a passion for business from early on which sparked his interest to pursue a career in law and in particular, a career in intellectual property law. As a dedicated litigator, Lambert provides his clients with strategic IP solutions.

Nicholas Di Piano - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Montréal

Nicholas Di Piano is an associate in our Montréal office with a practice focused on IP litigation. He is a diligent and thorough litigator with an eye for detail, offering tailored solutions for his clients through identifying their needs and business objectives in order to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Welcome to our associates. We wish them all the best in their careers at Smart & Biggar.

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.