Philip Lapin

Smart & Biggar

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

Philip Lapin, one of Canada's leading trademark lawyers, is a partner in Smart & Biggar's Ottawa office and Chair of the firm’s Trademark Operations Group. With more than 20 years of experience, Philip manages trademark portfolios and provides strategic advice for many Canadian and multinational corporations. He has handled the clearance, prosecution, and registration of thousands of trademarks, and has particular expertise in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademarks Office. He is listed in World Trademark Review 1000, Euromoney's Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Trademark Law Practitioners, and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Trademark & Copyright. Philip is a frequent speaker and author on a wide variety of trademark-related topics, including the "Canada" section of the INTA Country Guides, a Fellow of IPIC, Chair of the Canadian Sub-Vommittee of the INTA Non-Traditional Marks Committee and former member of the Canadian Trademark Agent Examination Board, 2010–2013 terms. BSc Hons (Computer Science); BCL/LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (ON)
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