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Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Elodie Dion

December 5, 2019

Elodie Dion joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s litigation & enforcement practice in Montreal.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Ali Faridkhou

December 5, 2019

Ali Faridkhou joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s IP advisory practice in Montreal.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Christopher A. Guaiani

December 5, 2019

Christopher A. Guaiani joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s IP litigation practice in Montreal.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Lorena Olmos

December 5, 2019

Lorena Olmos joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s patent practice in Montreal.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Colin Climie

December 2, 2019

Colin Climie joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s patent practice in Toronto.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Eleanor Wilson

September 12, 2019

Eleanor Wilson joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s patent litigation & enforcement practice in Toronto.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Michael Sgro

September 12, 2019

Michael Sgro joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s patent practice in Ottawa.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Jacob Green

September 12, 2019

Jacob Green joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s patent practice in Toronto.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Chen Li

September 12, 2019

Chen Li joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s litigation practice in Toronto.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh announces new partner, Jeff Leuschner

January 16, 2019

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh congratulate new partner Jeff Leuschner .

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Marie Christine Bernier to Montreal

January 16, 2019

Marie Christine Bernier joins our Montreal office an associate on the IP Litigation team.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Julie E. Larouche to Montreal

January 16, 2019

Julie E. Larouche joins our Montreal office an associate on the IP Litigation team.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar announces Daniel Anthony as new counsel in Ottawa

January 4, 2019

Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that Daniel Anthony has been promoted to counsel.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar announces Sally Hemming as new counsel in Toronto

January 4, 2019

Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that Sally Hemming has been promoted to Counsel.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Daniel J. Hnatchuk adds trademark agent to his qualifications

September 20, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Daniel J. Hnatchuk passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar's Jamie-Lynn Kraft achieves highest mark on Canadian Trademark Agent Exam

September 20, 2018

Smart & Biggar’s Jamie-Lynn Kraft awarded IPIC prize for the highest overall mark in the 2017 Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Karl A. Qin as Associate in Toronto

September 20, 2018

Karl A. Qin joins the Toronto office as an associate in the electrical/mechanical patents & industrial design group.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Matthew Norton as Associate in Ottawa

September 20, 2018

Matthew Norton joins the Ottawa office as an associate in life sciences.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Iasha Chaudhry as Associate in Vancouver

September 20, 2018

Iasha Chaudhry joins the Vancouver office as an associate in the life sciences practice group.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Nora Labbancz as Associate in Ottawa

September 20, 2018

Nora Labbancz joins the Ottawa office as an associate in trademarks.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Tierney GB Deluzio as Associate in Toronto

September 20, 2018

Tierney GB Deluzio joins the Toronto office as an associate in the pharma litigation group.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Matt Campbell as Associate in Vancouver

September 20, 2018

Matt Campbell joins the Vancouver office as an associate, splitting his time between litigation matters and patent prosecution, trade-mark opposition and expungement proceedings.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Aleksandra (Sasha) Gracia as Associate in Ottawa

September 20, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome Aleksandra (Sasha) Gracia to the Ottawa office as an associate in our life sciences practice group.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Surena Hesami as Technical Consultant in Montreal

September 20, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome Surena Hesami to the Montreal office as an associate technical consultant in our industrial and mechanical patents group.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Tom Trinh as Senior Associate in Vancouver

July 25, 2018

Smart & Biggar welcomes Tom Trinh to the Vancouver office as a Senior Associate in the Life Sciences practice group.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Alice Tseng as Partner in Life Sciences practice in Toronto

May 31, 2018

Smart & Biggar are proud to announce that Alice Tseng has joined the firm as a partner and member of our Life Sciences practice group.

Firm news

Smart & Biggar welcomes Patrick Roszell as Counsel in Toronto

May 3, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Patrick Roszell has rejoined the firm as Counsel.

Managing partner announcement

Smart & Biggar names Steven Garland Firm Managing Partner

January 16, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce Steven Garland as its new Managing Partner and Chair of the Executive Committee.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar Announces Urszula Wojtyra as new partner in Toronto

January 8, 2018

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh congratulate new partner Urszula Wojtyra.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar Announces Daniel Davies as new partner in Ottawa

January 8, 2018

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh congratulate new partner Daniel Davies.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar Announces Jean-Sébastien Dupont as new partner in Montreal

January 8, 2018

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh congratulate new partner Jean-Sébastien Dupont.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Matthew Burt as Associate in Ottawa

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Matthew Burt joins our Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Bryce Dorin as Associate in Ottawa

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Bryce Dorin has joined our Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Ahmed EIDessouki as Associate in Toronto

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Ahmed ElDessouki has joined our Toronto office as an associate.

Firm news

Smart & Biggar welcomes Robert Holthus as Counsel in Calgary

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Robert Holthus has joined the firm’s Calgary office as counsel.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Jamie-Lynn Kraft as Associate in Ottawa

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Jamie-Lynn Kraft has joined our Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Camille Lachance Gaboury as Associate in Montreal

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Camille Lachance Gaboury has joined our Montreal office as an associate.

Firm news

Smart & Biggar welcomes Matthew R. Leaper as Associate in Vancouver

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Matthew R. Leaper has joined the firm as a patent agent in the Vancouver office.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Katie Lee as Associate in Toronto

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Katie Lee has joined our Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Joshua Neubarth as Associate in Montreal

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Joshua Neubarth joined our Montreal office earlier this year as an associate.

Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Jean-Christophe Paquette as Technical Consultant in Montreal

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Jean-Christophe Paquette has joined our Montreal office as a technical consultant.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Jennifer Ponton adds trademark agent to her qualifications

April 20, 2017

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Jennifer Ponton passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Kevin Unrau adds trademark agent to his qualifications

April 20, 2017

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Kevin Unrau passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Kendra Cann adds trademark agent to her qualifications

April 20, 2017

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Kendra Cann passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Kevin Siu adds trademark agent to his qualifications

April 20, 2017

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Kevin Siu passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar announces new partner Timothy Stevenson

January 26, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Timothy Stevenson has become a partner of the firm.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar announces new partner Dr. Mark Pidkowich

January 26, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Pidkowich has become a partner of the firm.

Associate announcement

John Sparks joins Smart & Biggar

January 26, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that John Sparks has joined the firm’s Vancouver office as an associate.

Award announcement

Smart & Biggar's Tamara O'Connell awarded IPIC prize for the highest overall mark in the 2015 Canadian Patent Agent Examination

October 1, 2016

Smart & Biggar/ Fethersonhaugh is pleased to congratulate Tamara O’Connell, an associate with our Toronto office, on receiving the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar's Tyler Nechiporenko adds patent agent to his qualifications

September 12, 2016

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Tyler Nechiporenko passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered patent agent in Canada

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar's Nelson Godfrey adds patent agent to his qualifications

September 12, 2016

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Nelson Godfrey has passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered patent agent in Canada.

Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar's Jean-Sébastien Dupont adds patent agent to his qualifications

September 12, 2016

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Jean-Sébastien Dupont has passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered patent agent in Canada

Associate announcement

Kevin Unrau joins Smart & Biggar

August 29, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Kevin Unrau has joined the firm’s Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Brandon Heard joins Smart & Biggar

August 29, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Brandon Heard has joined the firm’s Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Daniel Hnatchuk joins Smart & Biggar

August 29, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Daniel Hnatchuk has joined the firm’s Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Alexandre Caya joins Smart & Biggar

August 29, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Alexandre Caya has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Firm news

Smart & Biggar congratulates new Counsel David Walters

January 18, 2016

David Walters has been elevated to the position of Counsel in our firm.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar congratulates new partner Martin Tremblay

January 18, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Martin Tremblay has become a Partner of the firm.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar congratulates new partner Ekaterina Tsimberis

January 18, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Ekaterina Tsimberis has become a Partner of the firm.

Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar congratulates new partner Jonas Gifford

January 18, 2016

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Jonas Gifford has become a Partner of the firm.

Firm news

Smart & Biggar welcomes 12 new associates

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that 12 new associates have joined the firm

Associate announcement

Nicole Vidinu joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Nicole Vidinu has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Renaud Garon Gendron joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Renaud Garon Gendron has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Michael Ionescu joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Michael Ionescu has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Kendra Cann joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Kendra Caan has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Abigail Smith joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Abigail Smith has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Julien Verneau joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Julien Verneau has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Paul Jorgensen joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Paul Jorgensen has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Danijela Obradovic joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Danijela Obradovic has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Kevin Siu joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Kevin Siu has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Artemis Lai joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Artemis Lai has joined the firm's Vancouver office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Neil Padgett joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Neil Padgett has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Daniel Whalen joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Daniel Whalen has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Jennifer Ponton (nee Webb) joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Jennifer Ponton (née Webb) has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Tamara O'Connell joins Smart & Biggar

November 11, 2013

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Tamara O?Connoll has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Tyler Nechiporenko joins Smart & Biggar

November 11, 2013

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Tyler Nechiporenko has joined the firm's Montreal office as an associate.

Associate announcement

R. Nelson Godfrey joins Smart & Biggar

November 11, 2013

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that R. Nelson Godfrey has joined the firm's Vancouver office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Eve Heafey joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Eve Heafey has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Lionel Fishman joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Lionel Fishman has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Graham A. Hood joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Graham A. Hood has joined the firm's Toronto office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Erin T. Creber joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Erin T. Creber has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.

Associate announcement

Andrea C. Kroetch joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Andrea Kroetch has joined the firm's Ottawa office as an associate.