Associate announcement

Smart & Biggar welcomes Walter Chan

August 26, 2020

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

Walter’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, opinions and counseling in chemical, pharmaceutical and clean technology.  His experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, performing patentability and invalidity analyses, and assisting with patent litigation and regulatory compliance matters.

Prior to joining Smart & Biggar, Walter completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto.  He also obtained a Certificate in Transnational Law from the University of Geneva.

To learn more about Walter, visit Smart & Biggar’s website

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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Walter Chan

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property