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 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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Urzula Wojtyra

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property