Welcome to SMITHS IP

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SMITHS IP a boutique firm with more than two decades of experience licensing, litigating, and securing intellectual property. We’ve served clients of all sizes, from start-ups to global brands. In-house counsel, general counsel, and our network of foreign IP associates rely on us for in-depth expertise and knowledge in Canadian IP matters.

Knowledge

We have in-depth knowledge and a broad range of expertise in all matters related to protecting, managing and enforcing intellectual property against infringement.

Our Services

Results

We pride ourselves in our ability to understand our clients’ context and objectives, and in responding quickly. We seek to maximize results efficiently and thoroughly.

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Understanding

Our seasoned lawyers and agents take the time to learn your business, understand your strategic objectives, and know your resources. This enables us to protect your IP portfolio and maximize outcomes.

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Latest News

Significant Changes to Canadian IP Legislation

In the evening of October 29, the Canadian government tabled Bill C-86.  Mimicking the previous conservative government's approach, the so-called Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 is an omnibus bill containing very significant changes to IP legislation.

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IBM Stem 4 Girls And IPIC Annual Conference

Dana Turner-Ryan volunteered at the IBM STEM 4 Girls event during the IPIC Annual Conference in Vancouver on October 11, 2018.  The event brought together 30 girls in grades 7 and 8 to participate in a one day camp.

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Lawrence Chan at 2018 AIPLA Annual Meeting

Lawrence Chan will be attending the 2018 Annual Meeting for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) being held from October 25 to 27 in Washington, DC. Information about the conference can be found here.

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