Partner announcement

Smart & Biggar congratulates new partner Jonas Gifford

January 18, 2016

Jonas Gifford’s advises a diverse array of clients — from local inventors to foreign agents — seeking Canadian protection for their clients’ intellectual property assets. Jonas focuses on patent drafting and prosecution, primarily in the electrical, computer and mechanical arts. He represents clients in litigation matters in the Federal Court and in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on matters relating to patents, trademarks, copyright and industrial designs, and he regularly assists clients with industrial design matters in Canada, the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions. In addition to being recently named by Lexpert as one of Canada’s 2015 Rising Stars — Leading Lawyers Under 40, he has also been recognized annually in The Best Lawyers in Canada under Intellectual Property Law since 2015, and has been recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ in the 2015 edition of LMG Rising Stars under Patents.

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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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Jonas Gifford

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Victoria

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property