is a partner at Smart & Biggar with over 25 years of experience in IP litigation. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, appellate and trial courts of Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, and Nova Scotia, and the Patent Appeal Board and the Trademarks Opposition Board. His victory for the Dow Chemical Company netted the largest reported award in a Canadian patent infringement case on infringing revenues of approximately CAD1 billion. Steven is a past president of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), a past president of the Canadian Executive Council for The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and an adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa Law School.
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