Jeff Coles to speak on Intellectual Property at Invest Atlantic, sponsored by Smart & Biggar
September 11, 2017

Smart & Biggar is proud to be a kick-start partner of Invest Atlantic, taking place in St. John’s Newfoundland on September 19th & 20th

Jeff Coles will present “Intellectual Property 201 – Managing and Leveraging your Intellectual Property”, an interactive session moderated by Chris Mathis of Springboard Atlantic, focusing on strategies for:

  • IP portfolio development and management as your company scales, 
  • securing, managing and leveraging your IP,
  • monitoring key competitors, and mitigating various challenges and potential pitfalls,
  • integrating your IP strategy with your business strategy to create value. 


Invest Atlantic is Atlantic Canada’s largest networking event for start-ups, investors, and entrepreneurs.  Taking place over 2 days conference with more than 300 startups, entrepreneurs and investors, Invest Atlantic demonstrates the strength of the entrepreneurial spirit in Atlantic Canada. This year’s conference carries the theme be collaborative, get innovative, and go global.

Springboard Atlantic provides strategically positioned resources to Atlantic Canadian universities and colleges alike, helping them transfer both knowledge and technology into the private sector. Comprised of members from 14 Atlantic Canadian universities and five community colleges respectively they work to connect publicly funded research with industry experts through a range of programs.


Smart & Biggar is Canada's largest firm practising exclusively in intellectual property and technology law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and technology law and have been serving clients for over a century. For more information, please visit


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