Mark Evans, managing partner of Smart & Biggar’s Toronto office, is widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading trademark lawyers and a highly respected litigator. He has significant experience in all aspects of trademark law including trademark and trade-dress litigation, brand selection and clearance, trademark prosecution, oppositions and cancellations, and licensing and merchandising. Mark has been successful in numerous high-profile, precedent-setting cases and has twice been selected as “Trademark Litigator of the Year” by Benchmark Canada. Most recently, Who’s Who Legal named him as a “Global Elite Thought Leader in Trademarks.” Mark is listed annually in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Euromoney’s Expert Guides, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, World Trademark Review 1000, The Legal 500 Canada, and MIP’s IP Stars Handbook: Trademark & Copyright. Surveys, clients, and colleagues have described him as "The best bar none” and “The ‘go-to’ lawyer” for trademark law. He has written extensively on IP law, is a frequent speaker, and has taught trademark law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Fellow of IPIC. Member of INTA. BSc; LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1986.
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