Associate announcement

Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie’s practice focusses on litigation in the fields of trademarks, patents and industrial designs. He has experience preparing pleadings, motions and written submissions in the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Quebec Superior Court. He is also involved in preparing legal opinions for clients, assisting experts in drafting reports for trademark and copyright cases and assisting in the preparation of licenses and settlement agreements.

Guillaume representsnational and international corporations in a diverse array of industries, including retail goods, sports equipment, food and beverage, tobacco, telecom and software.

Since 2012, Guillaume has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Artists Legal Clinic/Clinique juridique des artistes de Montréal (CJAM). He was also the legal clinic coordinator and a legal research volunteer from 2010 until 2012. CJAM, a charitable non-profit organization, provides free legal information to artists in Montreal through workshops, individual consultations and general information on its website.

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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Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie

Smart & Biggar

Law School

McGill University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property