Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Marie Christine Bernier to Montreal

January 16, 2019

Marie Christine Bernier has been hired back following her articles with the firm and her call to the Quebec bar.

Focusing on intellectual property litigation in the areas of trademarks, patents and copyright, Marie Christine is involved in all steps of litigation, including collecting evidence and drafting written submissions to the Federal Court.

Her trademark practice focuses on counselling throughout the trademark lifecycle and she regularly performs trademark clearance searches and provides availability opinions, prepares and files trademark applications and prosecutes trademark applications before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

In addition to her legal qualifications, she also holds an MBA which provides her with a strong foundation in strategic business issues.

Smart & Biggar

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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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Marie Christine Bernier

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Sherbrooke

Year Of Call

2018

Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property