Canada’s Intellectual Property Firm

Ridout & Maybee joins Smart & Biggar

Ridout & Maybee has joined Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading team for intellectual property, and now operates as one firm under the Smart & Biggar brand.

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We are pleased to welcome the team from Ridout & Maybee to Smart & Biggar. Together, we will offer leading IP expertise and legal counsel to Canadian and international companies, helping them protect, enforce, and create growth with IP.

Canada’s leader for intellectual property law

Very little will change for Ridout & Maybee’s clients as a result of this process. We will continue to work with you as we always have, but as a combined firm you will now have access to: 

  • an expanded team of IP experts in Canada
  • greater depth of experience across a range of IP issues
  • high-quality IP services through the IPH group.

Helping clients leverage the value of IP

Smart & Biggar has in common with Ridout & Maybee a rich heritage and history of providing the highest-quality IP services, and we remain focused on providing you with high-quality IP services that you know and expect.

Clients of Smart & Biggar benefit from access to the largest team of IP experts in Canada, with unmatched breadth and depth of experience across a range of IP issues. Our leading team of IP practitioners has access to leading technology and support from our experienced team of IP administrators.

As a member firm of the IPH group, clients also have access to the IPH network of leading IP service providers, each operating independently while sharing common values and principles, and adhering to rigorous standards of governance and conduct.

Featured People

Smart & Biggar’s team of highly skilled IP experts is now strengthened by the addition of the following team members, joining us from Ridout & Maybee.