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 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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Colin Climie

Smart & Biggar

Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property