Certified specialist announcement

Smart & Biggar’s Tyler Nechiporenko adds patent agent to his qualifications

September 12, 2016

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that Tyler Nechiporenko passed the qualifying examinations and is now a registered patent agent in Canada.

Tyler is an associate in our Montreal office. His practice focusses primarily on securing patent and other intellectual property rights. He regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications and has experience with other aspects of patent procurement, including providing patentability opinions and conducting freedom-to-operate assessments.

To learn more about Tyler, visit his 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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Tyler Nechiporenko

Smart & Biggar

Law School

University of Ottawa

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property