New Member Spotlight: Smart & Biggar
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading law firm for intellectual property and we are proud to serve as strategic IP partners to some of the world’s largest brands and innovators. With over 100 lawyers, patent and trademark agents, and technical consultants working in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, they are also the largest firm exclusively focused on providing comprehensive IP counsel and advice to innovative companies in Canada.
Companies that work with Smart & Biggar benefit from over 130 years of experience in intellectual property, combined with deep knowledge and expertise across a wide range of technologies and industries, which allows their lawyers and IP advisors to provide clients with clarity on IP opportunities and solutions to leverage and maximize investments in brand and R&D.
Calgary managing partner Alistair Simpson adds “We pride ourselves on providing clients with strategic IP counsel, insights and solutions based on our sophisticated legal acumen, specialized IP expertise and technical knowledge, combined with a deep understanding of their business. This allows us to provide tailored IP solutions that achieve exceptional results and create value throughout the entire product and innovation cycle.”
When it comes to enforcement and litigation, Smart & Biggar is also widely recognized as Canada's leading firm for companies dealing with IP infringement issues. Calgary-based partner Evan Nuttall is one of several leading litigators on Smart & Biggar’s team of highly effective trial and appellate lawyers and represent both plaintiffs and defendants in asserting and defending their most valuable IP rights.
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 tailored solutions to protect, enforce and leverage their IP.