Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar announces Sally Hemming as new counsel in Toronto

January 4, 2019

We are pleased to share that Sally Hemming has been promoted to Counsel.

Sally, who works out of Toronto and Ottawa, has been practicing patent law for more than 15 years, with a focus on securing patent protection in the fields of biotechnology, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. She has in-depth experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Canada, the United States and internationally. Sally also oversees patent prosecution in various other jurisdictions, including Europe, China, Japan and Australia, and in addition provides technical assistance in pharmaceutical litigation matters.

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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Sally Hemming

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property