Associate announcement

Tamara O’Connell joins Smart & Biggar

November 11, 2013

Tamara O’Connell’s practice focusses on patent prosecution for Canadian companies in Canada and the US, and for associate firms around the world. She regularly responds to office actions and assists with patentability and validity opinions. Ms. O’Connell also assists with opinions on Canadian copyright issues, and has experience in litigation support.

During her legal studies, Ms. O’Connell served on the Senior Board of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.

Ms. O’Connell holds a B.Eng. (Electrical) from the University of Newfoundland and a J.D. from the University of Toronto.

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