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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The Battle of the “R US”

In a recent decision issued by the Federal Court of Canada, Mr. Justice McHaffie found that use of the trademark or tradename HERBS R US has the effect of depreciating...

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Covid – 19 Safety Plan: Smiths IP

During this unprecedented time in our current history, we continue to be committed in providing the best IP services and to do so in a safe environment for our staff,...

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Our Newest Associate: Garth Leslie

Congratulations to Garth Leslie who was called to the BC Bar on 27 May 2020. Garth completed his articles with us and we are fortunate to welcome him as our...

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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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