Gunars Gaikis

Smart & Biggar

150 York St, Suite 1100
Toronto, ON M5H 3S5
Phone: (416) 593-5514
Fax: (416) 591-1690

Over 25 years of experience in IP law specializing in pharmaceutical and biological patent litigation and strategic advising. Extensive experience in the procurement, litigation and enforcement of pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent rights and has appeared as lead counsel in numerous precedent setting IP cases before the Ontario, Federal and Supreme courts. Named Best Lawyers' 2013 and 2017 Toronto Biotechnology Law Lawyer of the Year and recognized as one of the top 30 patent attorneys in the world by Expert Guides: Best of the Best 2014 and 2016. Listed in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canadian Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada, LMG Life Sciences, Euromoney's Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners, Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences, Who's Who Legal: Patents, MIP's IP Stars Handbook: Patents, IAM Patent 1000, and several other internationally recognized directories. Past Chair of the Patent Committee of the CBA, IP Section. Fellow of IPIC. Member of PTMG and AIPLA. BSc Phm (Pharmacy), JD. Licensed pharmacist; completed residency program in clinical pharmacy. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1983.

Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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