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.

John Sparks’ practice focusses on a broad range of IP matters, particularly the prosecution of electrical and computer based patents and intellectual property litigation. He holds a B.Sc from Queens University and a J.D from the University of Victoria. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2016.  During his undergraduate studies, John was a four time Chancellor’s Scholar for academic and extracurricular accomplishment. Before deciding to pursue a legal education, he worked for BlackBerry as a Hardware Design Validation Project Coordinator.

To learn more about John, visit his profile here.

Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading intellectual property firm, with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and have been serving clients for over a century. Smart & Biggar operates as part of the IPH Limited group, under its own brand and independent from other IPH member firms.

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John Sparks

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Victoria

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property