Welcome to SMITHS IP

IP Professionals

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.

Applying Knowledge

We have in-depth knowledge and a broad range of expertise in all matters related to protecting intellectual property in Canada and enforcing it against copiers and infringers.

Our Services

Ready to Act

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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Personalized Service

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

Dragon Boats and IP

Who says IP practitioners are not competitive and cannot have fun? Well our colleagues proved us wrong when they joined us for dragon boating and  a fun race here In Vancouver after INTA’s Annual Meeting in Seattle.

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INTA Annual Meeting Seattle May 19 - 23

Mihaela Hutanu will be attending INTA's Annual Meeting in Seattle and will meet with members of INTA's Trademark Office Practices Committee and other IP associates from around the globe. Paul Smith will also be on hand to meet with IP practitioners and associate firms.

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Google Forced to Assist in Anti-piracy Effort

Google has lost another round in its fight to avoid a Canadian injunction requiring it to block an alleged trade secret pirate from its worldwide search results.   Injunctive relief targeting online actors such as search engines may now be available to help interdict infringement. 

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