Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Andrea Berenbaum

February 11, 2020

Andrea Berenbaum joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the strength of the firm’s Patent practice group in Vancouver.

Andrea’s practice focuses on chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology patents, and includes the drafting and prosecution of such patents. She provides opinions and conducts due diligence for her clients, which include academic institutions, research hospitals, start-ups and independent inventors across Canada. She also services large corporations and other patent agents in Canada and around the world working in industries like energy, oil and gas, cannabis, food and beverage, agricultural sciences, medical devices and nanotechnology.

Andrea applies the knowledge and experience she gained while working in the laboratories of leading academic researchers to assist clients with the commercialization of chemical and life sciences innovations.

With a combined background in chemistry and visual biomedical communication design, Andrea possesses a thorough understanding of the science underlying her clients’ technological innovations and keeps abreast of the evolving regulatory and patent landscape to ensure clients achieve their business objectives.

To learn more about Andrea, visit Smart & Biggar’s website.

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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Andrea Berenbaum

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Calgary

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property