Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Chen Li

September 12, 2019

Chen Li joins Smart & Biggar, Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, adding to the depth and breadth of the firm’s litigation practice in Toronto.

In her intellectual property litigation practice, Chen leverages her top-notch legal skills and technical expertise to deliver insightful work products for clients. With a focus on life sciences, she is involved in all aspects of litigation and regulation, including drafting court documents, corresponding with expert witnesses and preparing opinions. In addition to litigation, Chen also assists in patent prosecution, and related strategic counseling and due diligence. Before entering law, Chen worked as a research scientist at multiple labs, conducting research on fibroproliferative diseases, DNA repair mechanisms, stem cell therapy and micro-RNA technology.

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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Chen Li

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property