Daniel Anthony

Daniel Anthony
Smart & Biggar LLP
Barrister and Solicitor
Patent and Trademark Agent
Clear, practical and efficient solutions to the most complex and interesting IP issues
Specializing in all aspects of trademark and copyright law, Daniel has a talent for connecting with clients and bringing clarity and efficiency to their most complex issues.
In his IP law practice, Daniel regularly advises clients, ranging from SMEs to fortune 500 companies, in the areas of trademarks and copyright law, including registration, strategic management, ownership and control, licensing and enforcement.
He is also one of Canada’s leading experts in intellectual property issues relating to the Internet, social media and domain names and is sought out for his success in removing infringing content from the Internet quickly and efficiently, regardless of jurisdiction.
Trusted advice and representation covering a broad range of IP issues
Daniel has 15 years’ experience as a litigator, including cases involving trademarks, copyright and domain names. He has appeared as counsel before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Ontario Superior Court.
He handles the clearance, prosecution and registration of hundreds of trademarks, and successfully represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademarks Office. Daniel has been published extensively, is regularly called on as a speaker within the profession and has been interviewed as a legal expert by the media, both for live radio and in print. Daniel is a contributor and editor of IP Update — Canada, the firm's intellectual property law bulletin.
Ontario Bar, 2005
Registered Patent Agent, 2007
Registered Trademark Agent, 2006
University of Toronto, J.D., 2004
University of British Columbia, B.Sc. (Cell Biology and Genetics), 2000
Registered to practise before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


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