Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Colin Climie

December 2, 2019

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

With a career in intellectual property spanning more than two decades, Colin advises clients on all aspects of patent-related work with a focus on telecommunications. His clients range from local start-ups to large scale multinational corporations. He also advises foreign associates on their Canadian patent prosecution needs.

Colin has deep expertise across a broad spectrum of telecommunications areas, including, network routing protocols, unified communication, optical switching, wireless digital communication, data security, cryptography, authentication, user interfaces and computer software. His diverse product portfolio also encompasses areas like farm machinery, office furniture, automotive exhaust systems and grocery store display cases.

Colin draws on his patent drafting and engineering expertise to assist innovators in obtaining patent protection while keeping business objectives in mind. When consulting with clients he considers issues like market potential, detectability, work-arounds and enforceability.

To learn more about Colin, please visit our website.

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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Colin Climie

Smart & Biggar

Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property