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Nicholas Di Piano

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Nicholas Di Piano

Associate (Ontario Bar)
  • Smart & Biggar LLP
Barrister and Solicitor English | French

Professional IP solutions to complex litigation matters

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

During his legal studies, Nicholas was awarded a prize presented to students registered in the LL.L. program with the highest standing in the course DRC4754 – Propriété intellectuelle et industrielle, offered by the Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa. He was also the recipient of the New Brunswick Law Foundation Upper Year Scholarship, offered on the basis of academic excellence.

In 2020, Nicholas graduated from The University of Ottawa, Magna Cum Laude, at the Civil Law Section of the Faculty of Law. After law school, Nicholas gained invaluable experience as a clerk at the Federal Court and worked on the first Federal Court IP trial proceedings over zoom in Canada regarding patent infringement. He moderated Justice Roger Lafrenière’s webinar: “Introduction aux meilleures pratiques sur Zoom.”

He received his Juris Doctor from The University of New Brunswick and prior to law school, he graduated with a BA in Political Science and Psychology at McGill University (2015). Nicholas is currently a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Advocates Society.

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