Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar announces new partner Dr. Mark Pidkowich

January 26, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Pidkowich has become a partner of the firm.

Mark’s practice focusses on the development and management of patent portfolios in the chemical and life sciences, including biologics, drug discovery, diagnostics and medical devices, and natural products. He also represents clients in respect of their intellectual property transactions, including licenses, acquisitions, and research and development agreements, and regularly prepares international patent applications and advises clients throughout subsequent patent prosecution in various jurisdictions, including Canada, Europe, the United States and Australia. He also prosecutes Canadian patent applications for clients in the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions and has successfully represented clients before the Patent Appeal Board. Mark has been recognized annually as an ‘IP Star’ since the 2015 edition of LMG Rising Stars under the category of Life Sciences.

To learn more about Mark, visit his profile here.

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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Mark Pidkowich

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of British Columbia

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property