Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Michael Sgro

September 12, 2019

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

Michael’s experience covers the pharmaceutical and chemical patent fields. He specializes in chemical compositions, small molecules (NCEs), semiconductors, polymers, catalysts and catalytic processes, and manufacturing processes and apparatuses. He works with new technologies; particularly those relating to new drugs, specialty chemicals, industrial chemical processes and clean technologies. With his background expertise in chemistry and wide-ranging experience in several chemical fields, he is well-positioned to help inventors protect their inventions and leverage the value of their intellectual property assets. Prior to entering the legal field, Michael completed a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Toronto and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Calgary.

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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Michael Sgro

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property