1055 West Georgia St, Suite 2300, PO Box 11115, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2007
Jonas Gifford is a principal in Smart & Biggar's Vancouver office with a practice focused on patent drafting and prosecution, primarily in the electrical, computer and mechanical arts. For over a decade, he has provided clients in the technology sector — including start-ups, universities, and multinational companies — with timely patent prosecution and strategic advice tailored to their specific protection needs. He has represented clients in litigation matters in the Federal Court and in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on matters relating to patents, trade-marks, copyright and industrial designs, and he regularly assists clients with industrial design matters in Canada, the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions. Gifford also assists clients with trade-mark prosecution and opposition proceedings. His client activities involve local inventors as well as foreign agents seeking Canadian protection for their clients’ intellectual property assets.