Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar Announces Urszula Wojtyra as new partner in Toronto

January 8, 2018

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh are pleased to announce that Urszula Wojtyra has joined the partnership.

Based in Smart & Biggar’s Toronto office, Urszula focuses in the field of life sciences (pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, natural health products). She regularly represents innovative pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies in complex patent litigation, including patent infringement actions and proceedings under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Urszula has represented clients before both the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada. Her extensive experience and skills in strategic litigation management makes Urszula a valued and key member of litigation teams. Urszula also advises clients on regulatory due diligence, regulatory compliance issues (under the Food and Drugs Act and associated regulations) and has broad expertise in regulatory matters in Canada, including related to biologics. Prior to attending law school, Urszula obtained her Master of Science in biochemistry from the University of Toronto. Her technical expertise in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, immunology, genetics, and medicine further empowers Urszula to successfully advise and represent her clients.

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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Urzula Wojtyra

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property