Allan Brett
Partner & Patent Agent

Smart & Biggar

55 Metcalfe St, Suite 900, PO Box 2999, Stn D
Ottawa, ON K1P 5Y6
Phone: (613) 232-2486
Fax: (613) 232-8440

Allan Brett is head of the electrical, electronic engineering and computer sciences practice in Smart & Biggar’s Ottawa office. He draws on his legal acumen and real-world experience as an engineer for top-tier companies to draft and successfully prosecute patent applications for innovative electrical, electronic, and computer-related inventions in Canada and around the world. With 20 years of experience, he has spearheaded more than 200 originating patent applications and is often sought out by top global innovators to safeguard their IP interests. In addition, his drafting and patenting of technology contributed to one of the largest technology deals in Canadian history. Allan excels in offering strategic advice on IP portfolio development, management, and utilization. His track record includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications for a range of leading technologies, such as communications, semiconductors, memory systems, optical systems, software, and business methods. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada and annually recognized in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Patents since 2014. BSc (mathematics and electrical engineering); MSc (electrical engineering); LLB (University of Ottawa). Registered Patent Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Year Called to the Bar:2008 (ON)
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