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Smart & Biggar welcomes two new associates to our patents group

Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that Hyun Woo Choi and Malcolm Harvey have joined the firm as new associates and will work alongside our expert patent lawyers and agents to assist our clients in protecting their innovations.

Hyun Woo Choi - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Vancouver and Ottawa

Hyun joins Smart & Biggar with a practice focused on patent drafting and prosecution in a wide range of technical fields including communications, electronics, computer software and mechanical devices. He will work alongside our teams in the Ottawa and Vancouver offices.

Hyun draws on his technical expertise and experience working as a software engineer to understand his client’s needs and business objectives. Hyun conducts patent counselling, opinions and advice in a multitude of legal matters in IP law.

Malcolm Harvey - Associate, Barrister & Solicitor, Toronto

Malcolm joins the firm after articling with Smart & Biggar in 2019-2020. He was also a summer student in our Toronto office in 2018. Following his academic and professional achievements, Malcolm brings strategic and innovative problem-solving to his IP litigation practice. He offers a clear and accurate assessment while outlining applicable options to achieve client objectives. Malcolm is a diligent patent lawyer, who draws on his invaluable biotechnical expertise.

We are proud to welcome Hyun and Malcolm to the firm’s growing patent group and wish them every success in their careers here 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.