Associate announcement

Jennifer Ponton (nee Webb) joins Smart & Biggar

October 30, 2014

Jennifer Ponton’s practice focusses primarily on trademarks, including prosecution, clearance and opposition matters. She is also involved in litigation matters covering all areas of intellectual property law. Jennifer regularly responds to correspondence from the Trademarks Office relating to trademark registrations, applications and oppositions, as well as assists with litigation matters.

Jennifer has technical expertise in molecular biology techniques involving the manipulation and analysis of DNA, RNA, proteins and lipids. In addition, she has significant research experience using animal models, cell culture and microscopy including live cell imaging.

Jennifer works with clients in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, consumer goods manufacturing, fashion, restaurants and food and beverage producers. Jennifer’s unique perspective and insight into international intellectual property issues while studying abroad at the National University of Singapore, as well as her educational background in biochemistry and cell biology, are of particular value to her clients.

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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Jennifer Ponton (née Webb)

Smart & Biggar

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property