Sheldon Hamilton is a partner in Smart & Biggar's Toronto office and Litigation Practice Group Leader for the firm. For more than 25 years, Sheldon has acted as counsel for many of the world’s most innovative pharmaceutical companies in relation to commercially significant products. He has extensive trial experience focusing on issues of patent infringement and validity, and damage quantification. Sheldon has appeared as trial and appellate counsel, including in proceedings under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. He is annually listed in the Lexpert® Special Edition – Litigation, Benchmark Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who's Who Legal: Canada, Who's Who Legal:Patents, Who's Who Legal:Life Sciences,LMG Life Sciences, IAM Patent 1000, IAM Patent Litigation 250, IAM Life Sciences 250 and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Patents. Sheldon is a member and former Director of The Advocates' Society and a former Vice Chair Finance and Audit Committee. He is a Fellow of IPIC and member of AIPPI. BASc (Chemical Engineering); LLB (Toronto). Registered Patent and Trademark Agent.