Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP is Western Canada´s largest independent intellectual property law firm. Established in 1977, we are deeply rooted in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest, with wide-reaching associations that enable us to advance our clients´ interests around the world.
We practice intellectual property law exclusively and deal with the full range of legal matters in this field -- including patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, trade secrets, computer and Internet law, technology transfer and licensing, and related litigation.
We apply high-calibre legal expertise and achieve cost-effectiveness through a "right-the-first time" approach. With sufficient breadth to meet all your intellectual property requirements, we also provide depth and continuity in client-lawyer relationships.
Members of the firm have proven legal track records and are active in teaching, publishing and community service. Our lawyers are qualified to practice law in British Columbia, and we practice as patent and trademark agents before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Our litigation practice has had our lawyers appearing before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court Trial Division and the Federal Court of Appeal. Additionally, we have represented clients before the Trademarks Opposition Board and the Patent Appeal Board.
Given our diversity of technical expertise in fields outside law -- including engineering, physics, chemistry, and biotechnology -- you will find someone here who speaks your language.
Ideas are our passion. We´d welcome an opportunity to learn about yours, and to work with you on a legal strategy to maximize your intellectual property interests, now and into the future.