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.


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


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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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

You can have a Great Idea, but can you “own” it?

Join us for this IP seminar on April 23, 2020, 16:30-19:00 at the Maison de la Francophonie in Vancouver, presented jointly by the Société de Développement Économique (C.-B) and the Association des Juristes d'Expression Française (C.-B.)

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"Small Change" in Industrial Design Fees

Interested in filing or maintaining an industrial design this year? Start checking under your couch cushions and in the pockets of your winter jacket.

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One of First 13 Certified Trademark Administrator in Canada

Congratulations to Allison Kehler of our firm who has successfully passed the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Trademark Administrator Exam.

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