Associate announcement

Eve Heafey joins Smart & Biggar

October 10, 2012

Eve Heafey’s practice focusses on litigation relating to patents, trade-marks, industrial designs and copyright.

Ms. Heafey’s technical expertise includes spectroscopic analytical techniques, such as photochemical processes, photospectrometry and laser flash photolysis, and as well as a variety of other analytical techniques, including cell culture, chromatography and microscopy. She also has experience with open-access software licences and open-access copyrights.

During her legal studies, Ms. Heafey received the Right Honourable Brian Dickson Prize for the highest standing in the National Program at the University of Ottawa (2011). She was also named a James Kent Scholar at Columbia Law School in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Heafey teaches "Introductory Legal Thinking Studies for Chemistry" at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Science.

Ms. Heafey holds an LL.L. (summa cum laude), a J.D. (summa cum laude) and an M.Sc. (Nanochemistry) from the University of Ottawa, and an LL.M. (IP Law) from Columbia University.

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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Eve Heafey

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Ottawa, Columbia University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property