Award announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Tamara O’Connell awarded IPIC prize for the highest overall mark in the 2015 Canadian Patent Agent Examination

October 1, 2016

We are pleased to congratulate, Tamara O’Connell, an associate with our Toronto office on achieving the highest overall mark in the 2015 Patent Agent Examination.

Tamara was awarded the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize during the Gala Dinner at the Institute’s Annual Meeting at the Fairmont Château Frontenac in Québec City on September 30th 2016.

Tamara’s practice focusses on patent prosecution for Canadian companies and for associate firms around the world. She regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications ranging from simple mechanical inventions to complex inventions in high-tech industries.

To learn more about Tamara, visit her profile here.

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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Tamara O'Connell

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property