IP practitioners Patrick Smith and Dan Polonenko move to Calgary office of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

In Calgary, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP welcomed Patrick Stewart Smith as a partner in its IP department. Smith, who moved from the firm’s Ottawa office, is an experienced litigator and patent agent.

Joining him is Dan Polonenko, who is now a principal and patent agent at the firm. Polonenko has more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian biotechnology industry, and made the move from Gowlings’ Vancouver office.