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 intellectual property firm, with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and have been serving clients for over a century. Smart & Biggar operates as part of the IPH Limited group, under its own brand and independent from other IPH member firms.

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Walter Chan

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property