Steven Garland
Managing Partner

Smart & Biggar

Steven Garland, Smart & Biggar
55 Metcalfe St, Suite 900, PO Box 2999, Stn D
Ottawa, ON K1P 5Y6
Phone: (613) 232-2486
Fax: (613) 232-8440
E-mail: [email protected]

Steven Garland has over 25 years of trial and appellate experience in IP litigation of all types, including issues relating to patent, trademark, copyright, industrial designs, trade secrets, and competition law. Steven has appeared as counsel at the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, provincial superior and appellate courts in Ontario, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, and Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Patent Appeal Board, and the Trademarks Opposition Board. In several recent decisions, he has acted as successful counsel and been lauded by national and international legal publications. His recent victory for the Dow Chemical Company netted the largest reported patent infringement award. In 2018, he was honored with Lexology's Client Choice Award and named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada in IP Law. He has been recognized annually in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada under IP Litigation and as a Leading Lawyer in IP Law in the The Legal 500 Canada 2019. Steven was named Best Lawyers Canada IP Law Lawyer of the Year in 2018 and Canada's 2013 Trademark Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Canada

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
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