Kohji Suzuki > Smart & Biggar > Ottawa, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Smart & Biggar
55 METCALFE STREET, SUITE 900
PO BOX 2999, STATION D
OTTAWA, ON K1P, 5Y6
Canada

Work Department

Trademarks

Position

Partner

Career

Kohji Suzuki is a partner in Smart & Biggar’s Ottawa office. His practice is highly diverse and covers all areas of intellectual property with particular emphasis placed on trademarks and mechanical patents. Kohji calls on almost 25 years of experience in counselling clients on the strategies for acquiring, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights. He has worked primarily with large multinational corporations based in Canada, the United States and Japan. Kohji’s current work in the procurement and maintenance of intellectual property rights is supported by an early career focus on patent and trademark litigation before the Ontario and Federal Courts. He is listed in Euromoney’s Expert Guides: Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Law Practitioners and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He is a Fellow of IPIC, member of INTA (including involvement in many committees over the past two decades) and the Canadian Group of AIPPI. Registered observer of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association. BSc (Mechanical Engineering, Gold Medal); LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.

Memberships

  • Fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, International Trademark Association; former member of the Design Rights Subcommittee of the Related Rights Committee (2016-2019); former member of the International Classification Subcommittee of the INTA Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee
  • Registered observer, Asian Patent Attorneys Association
  • Member, Canadian Group of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Education