200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterford Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1986 (BC)
Doug Copland is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. He advises clients in corporate commercial law matters, focusing on finding effective and practical solutions to their business matters. Doug specializes in corporate and commercial matters, broadly advising privately held businesses; corporate governance, with a focus on cooperative associations and similarly constituted entities; information technology, including the acquisition of computer systems and software and related services; intellectual property, covering all areas of the creation, protection, exploitation, and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and other IP rights. Doug is a member of the Canadian Technology Law Association and the Licensing Executives' Society. He is recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2008) of The Best Lawyers in Canada, the 2020 edition of Lexpert® Special Edition — Agribusiness and Cannabis, the 2020 edition of Lexpert® Special Edition — Technology, and the 2017 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He achieved 4.4 out of 5 in the Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished Peer Review Ratings.