Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Tierney GB Deluzio as Associate in Toronto

September 20, 2018

Tierney GB Deluzio practices intellectual property litigation, with a focus on the life sciences field, representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biologics, medical devices and natural health products industries. She is involved in all aspects of litigation and regulation, including drafting court documents, corresponding with expert witnesses and preparing opinions.

Tierney’s practice also includes counselling, prosecution, and litigation for trademarks and copyrights, working with clients across a wide range of industries.  She covers all aspects of the trademark and copyright life cycle in her practice, including clearance, trademark prosecution, opposition, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting. Tierney provides practical advice to her clients on potential risks and clear, practical options for moving forward.

During her legal studies Tierney volunteered with the intellectual property section of the Community Legal Services, an organization which provides pro bono advice and representation to members of the London, Ontario community. She was also a research assistant to Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson, Professor of Law and Director, Intellectual Property, Information and Technology at the University of Western Ontario. During her term, she co-authored two papers, “Copyright in Photographs in Canada Since 2012” and “The Term of Copyright Protection in Photographs.”

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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Tierney GB Deluzio

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Western Ontario

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property