Field Law

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2500 - 10175 101 ST NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0H3, Canada
Phone: 780-423-3003
Fax: 780-428-9329
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
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  • Canada
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Energy Alert: The Court of Appeal Upholds the Redwater Decision

Field Law’s Energy Group continues to follow developments regarding the Redwater Energy case. This Energy Alert summarizes the Alberta Court of Appeal’s recent decision on the matter…more
 /  Administrative Law, Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities, Finance & Banking

Professional Regulatory Alert: Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Regulators Have Broad Authority and Discretion to Fulfill Mandate

In its recent decision of Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that professional regulatory organizations will be granted deference when they enact general rules or bylaws to meet…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Law Practice Products & Services, Professional Malpractice

Labour and Employment Alert: Taking the High Road: the Federal Framework and Preparing for the Legalization of Marijuana

On April 13, 2017, the federal government tabled two new cannabis related bills before Parliament, Bill C-45: An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts and…more
 /  Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Patent Infringement for Listing on eBay?

A patent owner notices that knock-off products are listed for sale on eBay. The knock-offs appear to infringe his patent. When eBay refuses to remove the allegedly infringing articles. The patent owner sues eBay for patent…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Reviews of Workplace Legislation Underway in Alberta

In Alberta, the Employment Standards Code establishes the minimum standards for employment relationships. Relatedly, the Labour Relations Code governs the relationships between unions and management…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

An Owner May Lend a Vehicle with a Valid Prohibition Against Lending It to a Third Party

If you loan your vehicle to someone, can you impose a condition that they not lend it on to an unknown third party? In the decade since Mugford v. Weber, the law has been that owners cannot put conditions on their consent to…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

The Advisor: Best Practices for Display of a Trademark on Software

Xylem Water Solutions Manufacturing Alberta (“Xylem”) was the owner of the registered Canadian trademark AQUAVIEW in association with software for water treatment plants and pump stations…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology

Canadian Copyright & Breach of Technological Protection Measures (TPMs): $12.7 million in Damages

It’s always exciting when there’s a new decision about an obscure 5-year old subsection of the Copyright Act! Back in 2012, Canada changed its Copyright Act to try and drag it into the 21st century. Among the 2012 changes were…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Interim Canadian Drone Rules Launched

As the recreational and commercial use of drones expands, the calls for a regulatory framework have grown louder. The Canadian federal government has, until last week, taken the simple approach of prohibiting the use of UAVs:…more
 /  Transportation

Workwise: Don't Skimp on Statutory Minimums: Drafting an Enforceable Termination Clause

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in Wood v. Fred Deeley Imports Ltd., 2017 ONCA 158 (Wood), once again highlights that employers must be very careful when it comes to drafting termination clauses as a…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Labor & Employment Law

Defence & Indemnity - February 2017: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES B.

In an action by homeowners against a chimney sweep, it was held that deficiencies in the plaintiffs’ expert Investigation and reports deprived the court and the other trial experts from being able to determine what actually…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Real Estate - Residential

Defence & Indemnity - February 2017: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES A.

IV. PRACTICE ISSUES A. The doctrine of abuse of process does not preclude re-litigation of the issue of whether or not an individual was insured in a priority dispute between insurers in the face of that individual’s having been…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Insurance

Defence & Indemnity - February 2017: III. QUANTUM/DAMAGES ISSUES

A. Regarding the defence of inevitable accident due to a medical condition, certain circumstances give rise to a presumption that the defendant drove negligently and the defendant needs expert medical evidence that causally…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury

Defence & Indemnity - February 2017: II. LIABILITY ISSUES

1. The Motions Judge (Dow, J.) set aside the Default Judgment awarding the Plaintiff thrown away costs of $10,000.00 and issued a publication ban on consent of all parties.   a. The Court summarized the factors to be considered…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury, Privacy

Experimental Use of an Invention

Inventors must take care that their invention is “new” for it to be patentable. That means the invention hasn’t been disclosed to the public. Trade show announcements, press releases, publications, offering the invention for…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology
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