Associate announcement

Daniel Whalen joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Daniel Whalen’s practice focusses on litigation relating to patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. He also works to enforce trademarks and copyrights on the Internet, including domain name recovery and online content recovery.

During his legal studies, Daniel was the recipient of several awards, most notably, the Barry D. Torno Memorial Prize in 2012 and 2013 for best intellectual property research paper at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Charles Edward Woodrow Award in 2011 and 2012 in recognition of his outstanding academic achievement. Daniel was also the winner of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge in 2012 and 2013 and placed in the top 15 percent of his graduating class.

In addition to his legal practice, Daniel has served as an editor of the Intellectual Property Journal since 2012.

Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law. With offices across Canada, and over 100 lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents, we are the largest firm focused purely on IP and related specialty areas. For over 100 years, we have remained devoted to protecting our clients' intellectual property and technology assets. Whether we are advising an innovative company on patent strategy or infringement issues, providing counsel on brand protection and enforcement, or handling the IP aspects of a corporate transaction, we provide clients with solutions to protect, enforce and leverage their IP.

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Daniel Whalen

Smart & Biggar

Law School

Dalhousie University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property