Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Daniel J. Hnatchuk adds trademark agent to his qualifications

September 20, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that Daniel J. Hnatchuk has written and passed the Trademark Agent Qualifying Examination and will now be registered to practice as a trademark agent in Canada.

Daniel’s practice focusses on intellectual property litigation, and regularly advises clients on patent, trademark, copyright and industrial design matters. Having worked with Canadian and international clients of all sizes and spanning a broad range of industries, including biotechnology, agrifood, chemical production and processing, and consumer goods and services, Daniel leverages his background in biochemistry to his clients’ advantage. He has found success in his appearances before the Federal Court of Canada and has been involved in high stakes matters both at the trial and appeal level. Daniel also advises clients on strategies to help grow and protect their IP portfolios, and in respect of marketing & advertising issues.


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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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Daniel Hnatchuk

Smart & Biggar

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University of Ottawa

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