520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 2002
Counsel and member of BLG’s Intellectual Property Group. A commercial media and branding lawyer and Registered Canadian Trademark Agent and member of the College of Patent and Trademark Agents. Manages the trademark practice in BLG’s Calgary office, including prosecution, opposition, and licensing of trademarks for clients in numerous industries, including cannabis, entertainment, and technology. Experienced in the areas of trademarks, copyright, patent licensing, and trade secret protection. Assists clients with brand acquisition, protection and management, internet and social media law, entertainment, gaming, advertising, and sponsorship. Also has expertise in patent licensing, software licensing, and development agreements and franchising. A fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and member of the International Trademark Association. Selected for inclusion since 2010 in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Advertising and Marketing Law, Intellectual Property Law). Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2010) of World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (Prosecution and Strategy), recognized in Managing Intellectual Property 2020/21, and (since 2016) IP Stars (Trademark Prosecution). Called to the Alberta Bar in 2002.
On June 13, 2018, CentriLogic, a global provider of managed IT solutions, announced that it secured a significant equity investment from TriSpan Opportunities Fund and Long Point Capital. Financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.
On April 3, 2017, Stone Canyon Industries, LLC (SCI) announced the successful closing of its previously announced purchase agreement to acquire Mauser Group N.V. (Mauser), a global supplier of rigid packaging products and services for industrial use, from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), through its subsidiary BWAY Corp. (BWAY), a leading North American manufacturer of rigid metal and plastic containers.