Associate announcement

Renaud Garon Gendron joins Smart & Biggar

November 4, 2015

Renaud Garon Gendron’s practice focusses on litigation in all areas of intellectual property law, notably in the fields of trademarks, patents and copyright & media. Renaud has experience preparing written submissions, pleadings and motions in the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and the Quebec Superior Court. He is involved in all steps of a litigation file notably sending cease and desist letters, collecting and organising evidence for affidavit of documents and preparing cross-examinations. He is also involved in preparing legal opinions and providing clients with registrability and availability opinions for proposed trademarks. In addition, he helps clients dealing with provincial language requirements and compliance with the Quebec Charter of the French Language.

Renaud’s clients include Canadian companies and individuals in a wide array of industries, including retail goods, sports equipment, food and beverage, tobacco, dental prosthetics, software and technology who are seeking patent protection in Canada and abroad, as well as associate firms located internationally seeking to obtain patent protection in Canada for their foreign clients. Renaud provides creative solutions tailored to the needs of the client and the reality of the market they are in. He ensures their IP assets are protected and managed in order to gain value.

During his legal studies, Renaud was the recipient of the Wilson Lafleur award for the best academic result in Civil Procedure. During his undergraduate studies, he did two internships, for a total of 8 months, with in-house counsel in an international consulting engineering firm.

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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Renaud Garon Gendron

Smart & Biggar

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property