Bennett Jones LLP

Contact
Share
Info
4500 Bankers Hall East
855 2nd Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K7, Canada
Contact: Michael Hrytsak, Director, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 403.298.3100
Fax: 403.265.7219
Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Washington
Other Countries
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • China
  • Qatar
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Proposed Changes to U.S. Sanctions Against Russia "Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017"

On June 15, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted 98-2 in favour of new sanctions against Russia in the face of express opposition from President Trump's administration. The proposed law includes significant changes to the current U.S…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Captain Morgan Defeats Admiral Nelson in a Rum Branding Battle

The victory in the fight between two rum competitors demonstrates that unregistered trade dress rights are alive and well in Canada, admissible survey evidence remains a useful tool for proving confusion, and a competing product…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

A Post-U.S. TPP? Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

May 2017 may have been a turning point for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement entering into force. After the U.S. withdrawal from the Agreement in January 2017, the remaining TPP-11 countries openly questioned whether…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Keeping up with the Convention: Ontario Modernizes Its International Commercial Arbitration Regime

A new statutory regime governing international commercial arbitration came into effect in Ontario in March 2017, with the International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 2, replacing the International Commercial…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

Federal Court Strikes Patent Infringement Action Where Plaintiff Could Not Articulate How Its Rights Were Infringed

A patent owner cannot sue in the hopes that the necessary facts to support infringement will emerge during discovery. From the outset, a plaintiff must be able to frame its rights and how those rights have been infringed. Where…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Trade Remedies in the Age of Trump: Impact on Canadian Businesses

The election of U.S. President Donald Trump has heralded a new protectionist era of international trade. Since Trump's inauguration, the U.S. has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, initiated discussions…more
 /  Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Tips to Set Your Business up for Successful IP Litigation

Delay in asserting IP rights can be detrimental to obtaining quick injunctive relief, and evidentiary gaps can make your case a non-starter. It is therefore important for a business to be prepared to advance claims against…more
 /  Business Organizations, Intellectual Property

Relief as Private Right of Action Suspended Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

By way of an Order in Council dated June 2, 2017, the government of Canada has indefinitely delayed the coming into force of the private right of action under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL)…more
 /  Communications & Media Law

Regulatory Competitiveness of Petrochemical Projects in Alberta

On June 6, 2017, Brad Gilmour, Head of the Regulatory Department of Bennett Jones, spoke at the Petrochemical Conference organized by the Canadian Energy Resources Institute. As part of the Executive Panel focusing on the…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Are Lawyers' Notes Privileged? - Lawyers' Interview Notes Created in Internal Investigation Ordered to Be Disclosed in U.K. Criminal Fraud Investigation

A recent English decision on privilege has cast doubt on the legal protection provided to lawyers' work product when assisting corporate clients with internal investigations. In The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Lawyers' Opinions Matter When a Will Is Prepared

When a Will is challenged on the basis of allegations of undue influence, incapacity, or suspicious circumstances, the court will look at various factors to decide if the Will should be followed or declared invalid. These…more
 /  Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Four Key Takeaways from the Lift Cannabis Expo

The Lift Cannabis Expo returned to Toronto last weekend following a wildly successful first year in 2016. The first Toronto and Vancouver events attracted global attention and showcased the professionalism underlying Canada’s…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

No Appeal of BP Canada Decision on Working Papers, Announces CRA

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced that it will not seek leave to appeal the Federal Court of Appeal's decision in the BP Canada case. This means that the Court's decision to deny the CRA general and unrestricted…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Taxation

Government Announces Sweeping Changes to Labour and Employment Laws in Alberta

In March this year, the Alberta government announced its intention to "modernize" the province's employment and labour laws. On March 28, 2017, we advised that two of the key changes being considered to Alberta's labour laws…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

US Supreme Court Ruling on Exhaustion of Patent Rights is Welcome News for Canadian Exporters of Refurbished Goods

In the United States, once a patentee has sold its product—whether domestically or internationally—its patent rights in that product are exhausted; the patentee can no longer use patent law to control refurbishing or resale of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology
Showing 1-15 of 871 Results
/
View per page
Page: of 59
This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

"My best business intelligence,
in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
Sign up using*

Already signed up? Log in here

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.