55 Metcalfe St, Suite 900, PO Box 2999, Stn D, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 1997 (ON)
Kohji Suzuki is a principal in Smart & Biggar's Ottawa office. His practice is highly diverse and covers all areas of intellectual property with particular emphasis placed on trademarks and mechanical patents. Kohji calls on almost 25 years of experience in counselling clients on the strategies for acquiring, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights. He has worked primarily with large multinational corporations based in Canada, the United States and Japan. Kohji's current work in the procurement and maintenance of intellectual property rights is supported by an early career focus on patent and trademark litigation before the Ontario and Federal Courts. He is listed in Euromoney’s Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Trademark Law Practitioners and The Best Lawyers inCanada. He is a Fellow of IPIC, member of INTA (including involvement in many committees over the past two decades) and the Canadian Group of AIPPI. Registered observer of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association. BSc (Mechanical Engineering, Gold Medal); LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.