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Practice areas

Corporate and Commercial Law

  • Registered Canadian Trade Mark Agent since 1991; recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to represent Canadian trademark owners since 2007
  • Assisting non-profit groups with corporate and charitable registrations
  • Assisting clients with corporate and partnership registrations in Canada and the United States
  • Assisting clients on matters of Intellectual Property such as registrations and commercial transactions involving Patents, Industrial Designs, Copyrights, Integrated Circuit Topographies, and Trade Marks

Civil Litigation and Administrative Law

  • Assisting clients in Court and Administrative Tribunal proceedings involving intellectual property issues

Real Estate Law

  • Assisting clients with residential and commercial real estate transactions and land use planning matters

Wills and Estate Services

  • Preparation of Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Personal Directives, and assisting with estate planning
  • Assisting clients with Guardianship and Trusteeship court proceedings concerning dependent adults

Experience

Ogilvie LLP

Associate, 2012 - Present

Trevoy LLP

Associate, 2001 - 2012

Matheson & Company

Associate, 1997 - 2000

Snyder & Company

Associate and Partner, 1980 - 1997


Education

Juris Doctor - University of Alberta, 1979

Bachelor of Arts - University of Alberta, 1973


Professional activities & memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Creditors’ Rights and Intellectual Property Sections
    • Past Chair, Creditors’ Rights (Northern) Subsection
  • Associate Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, IPIC Trade Mark Legislative Review Committee

Community activities & memberships

  • Secretary and Legal Counsel, Board of Directors ASN Canada FIA
  • Appeal Board Chairperson, ASN Canada FIA and Canadian Automobile Sports Clubs Professional Racing Division
  • Secretary and Legal Counsel, Western Canada Motorsports Association
  • Licensed Chief Instructor and Race Official, Western Canada Motorsports Association, Porsche Club of America and BMW Club of Canada
  • Co-Founder and Director 1997 – 2007, Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alzheimer Society of Edmonton, 1987 – 1997
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alzheimer Society of Canada, 1999 – 2000