Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Smart & Biggar welcomes four new Associates in Ottawa and Toronto

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome four new Associates to our Ottawa and Toronto offices, expanding and adding depth to our trademarks, patents and litigation bench. Christian Bekking, Alexandra Johnson Dingee, Hannah Mirsky and Iris Ngo rejoin the firm following their terms as articling students. They will work alongside Canada’s leading IP lawyers to assist our clients in protecting their innovations and solving their most pressing IP issues.

Christian Bekking - Associate, IP Litigation, Toronto

Christian Bekking is an Associate in our Toronto office. Christian is an IP litigator with a background in life sciences devoted to safeguarding clients’ IP assets and recognizing the pivotal role of IP in driving innovation, growth and competitiveness. His legal practice specializes in intellectual property litigation, addressing all facets of intellectual property law.

Alexandra Johnson Dingee – Associate, Trademarks, Toronto

Alexandra Johnson Dingee is an Associate in our Toronto office. Alexandra is a trademark lawyer committed to protecting and preserving the integrity of brands and intellectual property. She provides clients with exceptional trademark clearance and prosecution services and advises on all areas of trademark law with precision and expertise.

Hannah Mirsky – Associate, IP Litigation, Ottawa

Hannah Mirsky is an Associate in our Ottawa office. Hannah is a dedicated IP litigator with a broad practice focus on the protection of all areas of intellectual property including patents, trademarks and copyrights. She provides clients with insightful and strategic counsel on IP matters, ensuring informed decisions are made and aligned with their business goals.

Iris Ngo – Associate, Patents, Ottawa

Iris Ngo is an Associate in our Ottawa office. With a strong background in Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Biopharmaceutical patent procurement, Iris works with clients to protect and maximize the value of their innovations. She is committed to staying at the forefront of intellectual property law and the evolving scientific landscape.

We wish them all the best in their careers at Smart & Biggar.

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.