Rankings & Recognition
Smart & Biggar leads in Canadian IP law as the only firm chosen at the top of the rankings in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in the 2013 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory
July 5, 2013

Smart & Biggar has been recognized as the top-ranked firm for Canadian IP law in the 2013 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.  We are proud to be the only Canadian firm to be listed as the “Most frequently recommended” firm in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, solidifying Smart & Biggar’s position as a leader in IP law across Canada.

We also congratulate our 20 lawyers who have been recognized in the areas of Intellectual Property Law and Intellectual Property Litigation — more than any other firm in Canada.

In total, 22 of our professionals were selected to appear in the guide across the four categories of Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, Biotechnology and Computer & IT Law. Congratulations to all of our lawyers recognized in this year’s edition:

Selected in Intellectual Property
John Bochnovic
Christian Bolduc
Mark K. Evans
Ronald D. Faggetter
Gunars A. Gaikis
Steven B. Garland
François Guay
J. Sheldon Hamilton
Brian P. Isaac
Yoon Kang
Daphne C. Lainson
Philip Lapin
Nancy P. Pei
David E. Schwartz
Keltie Sim Luft
Elliott S. Simcoe
Kohji Suzuki
Glen B. Tremblay
Matthew Zischka

Selected in Litigation - Intellectual Property
Gunars A. Gaikis
Steven B. Garland
François Guay
J. Sheldon Hamilton
Karen F. MacDonald

Selected in Biotechnology
Gunars A. Gaikis
Yoon Kang
Daphne C. Lainson
J. Christopher Robinson 
David E. Schwartz

Selected in Computer & IT Law
Theodore W. Sum

Now in its 17th year, the publishers of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory identified leading law firms and practitioners by surveying thousands of respected Canadian lawyers, corporate counsel and other professionals across 61 practice areas.

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