Track record: Though it protects and enforces its clients’ trademarks wherever possible, Smart & Biggar | Fetherstonhaugh’s practice can more than hold its own in court. With over a century’s experience in trademark law, the team is always abreast of legal developments. Recent litigation clients include Randy River, Bauer Hockey, Bell Canada and Rogers Communications.
Team & differentiation: Few Canadian firms can boast of a hundred-year pedigree in trademarks like Smart & Biggar can. Ahead of the curve in trademark, trade dress, unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting matters, the well-resourced team punches hard in litigation. Mark Evans is highly praised by clients; Steven Garland and François Guay are also singled out.