Effective January 1st 2022, all of the members of SMITHS IP are now practising as part of the firm Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP. Feel free to contact us at our new home and emails at Oyen Wiggs.

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Andy Chow at 2018 AIPPI World Congress

Andy Chow will be attending this year's AIPPI  Congress (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle / International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property). The Congress will be held Sept 23 - 26, 2018 in Cancun, Mexico. Information about the conference can be seen here.

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Smiths IP's Newest Team Member

Anais Lutchman attended Simon Fraser University and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Education and Labour Studies. She is passionate about the French language and enjoys going to fitness classes and dance classes in her spare time.

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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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