Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes associate Irshaad Hashim

September 19, 2022

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome Irshaad Hashim to our expanding IP litigation bench. Irshaad joins the firm as an associate located in our Ottawa office. He utilizes his biotechnical expertise to provide informed IP solutions.

Before pursuing a career in intellectual property law, Irshaad graduated magna cum laude from the University of Ottawa with an Honours B.Sc. in Biomedical Science. He then earned his M.Sc., in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience from the University of Ottawa where he worked for a neuroscience research team involved in cutting-edge studies.

Before joining the firm as an associate, Irshaad was a summer student in Smart & Biggar’s Ottawa office in 2020 and returned as an articling student in 2021-2022.

We wish Irshaad great success in his career at Smart & Biggar.

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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Irshaad Hashim

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Ottawa

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property