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Year called to bar: 2009 (BC)
Mark Pidkowich is a principal in Smart & Biggar’s Vancouver office. His practice encompasses the development and management of patents for biologics, drug discovery, diagnostics and medical devices, and natural products. He regularly prepares international patent applications and advises clients throughout subsequent patent prosecution in various jurisdictions, including Canada, Europe, the United States and Australia. He also prosecutes Canadian patent applications for clients in the United States, Europe and other jurisdictions and has successfully represented clients before the Patent Appeal Board. Mark is currently co-chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Plant Biotechnology Subcommittee and an Associate of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. University of British Columbia, PhD (Molecular Biology); thesis titled Interactions between members of two homeodomain protein families in Arabidopsis thaliana. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2009.