Welcome to SMITHS IP

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We are 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.

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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

A Welcome Addition to Smiths IP

Welcome to Anastasiia Tekhteleva, Smiths IP's newest team member!

Anastasiia graduated from Kazan National Research University in Russia with a Master's degree in Chemical Technology.

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DMCA Notices Interdict Online Distribution of Infringing Software

Beyond being useful to remove infringing images, videos and articles from web pages, Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) notices can be used to interdict online platforms and fulfilment services that support the distribution and sale of infringing software.

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Canada to implement the #Madrid Protocol, Nice Agreement and Singapore Treaty

Canada’s legislation implementing the Madrid Protocol, the Nice Agreement and the Singapore Treaty takes effect on June 17, 2019. While Canada will begin using the Nice classification, it will maintain the requirement to specify goods and services. Canada is also eliminating the requirement to declare whether and when the trademark was used in Canada.

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