1055 West Georgia St, Suite 2300, PO Box 11115, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2007 (ON); 2010 (BC)
Kwan T. Loh, principal in Smart & Biggar’s Vancouver office, regularly handles a wide range of matters across the trademark life cycle. His solicitor practice focuses on trademark clearance, filing, prosecuting trademark applications with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, and trademark portfolio strategy and management in Canada and around the world. Additionally, by drawing on more than a decade of experience in litigation and contentious trademark matters, he can proactively identify and counsel on potential points of dispute, mitigating risks and unnecessary costs for his clients. He also advises on IP-related contracts including licenses, assignments and other commercial agreements. Kwan is the past Chair of the IP & Technology Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch, and a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). He is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), and currently serves as a committee member of the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee. Previously, he served on the Anti-counterfeiting Committee (2018–2019), and the Trademark Office Practices Committee, Canada (2014–2017). Registered Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar, 2007, and called to the British Columbia Bar, 2010.