Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Matthew Burt as Associate in Ottawa

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Matthew Burt has joined the firm as an Associate in our Ottawa office.

Matthew’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, covering all fields of Intellectual Property law. This includes patents, trademarks, copyright and industrial designs. He is involved in all aspects of a litigation file, from preparing cease and desist letters, drafting infringement and validity opinions, to representing clients in court proceedings before provincial and federal courts.

Matthew holds a B.Sc. Hons. from Queen’s University and a M.Sc. (Cellular and Molecular Medicine) and J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2017.

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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Matthew Burt

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Ottawa

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property