Rankings & Recognition
Smart & Biggar comes out on top for intellectual property law in The Legal 500 Canada
December 18, 2017

Smart & Biggar announced today its selection as a ‘Top Tier’ firm in the category of Intellectual Property in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 Canada. 2018 marks four consecutive years that the firm has received the publication’s highest ranking.  

Smart & Biggar is one of only two firms to receive this designation, and boasts the highest number of leading lawyers featured overall.  The Legal 500 touts Smart & Biggar as a ‘go-to’ IP firm with top-notch trial lawyers.

Congratulations our three partners who were selected as top leading lawyers in intellectual property law, and one of our associates selected as a Next Generation Lawyer.

For over 25 years, The Legal 500 series has assessed the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions. Rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.


About Smart & Biggar / Fetherstonhaugh

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is Canada's largest intellectual property and technology law firm, with approximately 100 professionals practising from offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and  Calgary. We are consistently recognized as the leading Canadian IP firm by a broad range of third party international rankings, including in 2016 as “IP Specialty Law Firm of the Year”, “Top Ranked for IP Law”, “Best Canadian IP Firm”, “Canadian Contentious Law Firm of the Year”, “Canadian IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year” and more. Throughout our 150-year history and today, we continue to provide the world’s leading brands with sophisticated and creative IP solutions.

For more information about Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh, please visit our website.

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