Smart & Biggar announced that Ryan T. Evans has joined the intellectual property law firm as counsel in its Toronto office, effective Feb. 10. Evans is a member of the firm’s IP litigation practice group. Evans has advised clients on all areas of IP litigation and dispute resolution.
Smart & Biggar also announced that Noelle Engle-Hardy has joined the firm as senior associate in its Toronto office, effective Feb. 3. Engle-Hardy is a member of the firm’s IP litigation practice group. Engle-Hardy focuses her practice on litigation involving trademark and copyright disputes. She is an experienced lawyer in various fields of intellectual property across a number of industries including alcohol, food and beverage, luxury goods, clothing and cosmetics, consumer packaged goods, cannabis, casino and real estate development, franchise and fine art.