François Guay
Partner

Smart & Biggar

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 3300
Montréal, QC H3B 4W5
Phone: (514) 954-1500
Fax: (514) 954-1396
E-mail: fguay@smart-biggar.ca
 
 
 

Over 30 years of IP litigation experience. In-depth experience advising clients on IP litigation strategies, conducting discoveries, examinations and cross-examinations, and preparing highly persuasive arguments to be presented in court. Among the top most experienced IP litigators in Canada. Has appeared before the Courts of Québec and the Federal Court of Canada. More than 200 of the cases he has been involved in have been reported in Canada. Frequent lecturer in the area of IP. Named Canada’s 2013 and 2014 Trademark Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Canada. Named 2011 IP Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Listed in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Expert Guides: Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners and the Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Law Practitioners, Chambers Global, Benchmark Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Patents, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, IAM Patent 1000, WTR 1000 and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Trademark & Copyright. Fellow of IPIC. Member of CBA, INTA, AIPPI, and the International Wine Lawyers Association. LLL. Registered Trademark Agent. Called to the Québec Bar in 1982.


Year Called to the Bar:1982 (QC)
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