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Smart & Biggar adds IP litigation partner

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 12:27 PM | By John Chunn


Smart & Biggar announced that Evan Nuttall has joined the firm’s intellectual property (IP) litigation practice group as a partner.

According to Smart & Biggar’s press release, based in Calgary, Nuttall’s practice is focused on complex litigation matters including infringement actions relating to patents, licensing, trademarks, copyright and industrial designs. 

Nuttall has experience with complex IP matters in the energy, oil and manufacturing sectors and has held the role of lead counsel in high-profile patent disputes. 

Prior to his legal career in Canada, Nuttall practised in England as a barrister and is a member of the bar of England and Wales. He has appeared before the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal in Canada, and the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.