Smart & Biggar welcomes members of the Federal Circuit Bar Association to Ottawa
October 9, 2018

Smart & Biggar is pleased to welcome delegates from around the world to Ottawa this week for the Federal Circuit Bar Association Global Series 2018. As a series sponsor, the firm’s associates and partners will be on hand to network with attendees and participate in events and activities in Ottawa throughout the week.

Partners from our Life Sciences, Patents and Litigation practice groups will also share their perspectives as panelists, speaking alongside experts from the US, Europe and Asia:

David Schwartz Jeremy Want Matthew Zischka
David Schwartz Jeremy Want Matthew Zischka
  • David Schwartz will participate in a panel discussion on looking at Secondary Patent Challenges for companies in Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences.
  • Jeremy Want joins a panel to discuss Damages and Injunctive Relief in Patent Litigation.
  • Matthew Zischka will discuss Extraterritoriality and Standard-Essential Patents (SEP), and licensing of SEPs on a fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (FRAND) basis.

The Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) is a national organization for the bar of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Leadership of the Association comes from all areas of the country and represents all areas of the legal community of the Federal Circuit. The Association offers a forum for common concerns and dialogue between bar and court, government counsel and private practitioner, litigator, and corporate counsel.

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 have been leaders in intellectual property and technology law for over a century. For more information, please visit

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