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Smart & Biggar welcomes Robert Holthus as Counsel in Calgary

December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Robert Holthus has joined the firm as Counsel in our Calgary office.

Robert has significant experience in developing and implementing intellectual property strategies for clients. His technical background in chemistry and chemical engineering allows his practice to support a diverse range of technologies in the chemical, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical arts.

Robert holds a B.Sc. (Chemistry, magna cum laude) from Winona State University, a M.S. (Chemical Engineering) from Texas A&M University and a J.D. (summa cum laude) from Capital University Law School. He was called to the Minnesota State Bar in 2001, the Texas State Bar in 2003 and he is a registered Patent and Trademark Agent in the United States. Prior to joining the firm, Robert practiced intellectual property law with several U.S. based firms.

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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Robert Holthus

Smart & Biggar

Law School

Capital University Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property