Alicia McKinley is a lawyer and registered Canadian trademark agent in our Intellectual Property Group and Information Technology Group in our Calgary office. Alicia practises in the areas of intellectual property, information technology, privacy, and not-for-profit law for a variety of industries - including software, technology, healthcare, general corporate and charities. She assists clients with issues relating to IP and IT ownership, development, licensing and use, and with developing and administering policies relating to the collection and protection of personal information in accordance with privacy laws. Alicia also assists charities and not-for-profit groups with a variety of governance and compliance issues, including obtaining and maintaining charitable status.
Publications & Presentations
Alicia was a frequent blogger on the “The Law of Privacy in Canada Blog”. This Blog was intended to be of value to those interested in matters relating to current privacy issues, including breach reporting, anti-spam and class action issues.
•Alicia is also a frequent blogger on the Not-For-Profit and Charity Law In Canada Blog.
•Speaker, “Law Reform with Impact: The Effect of Privacy and Anti-Spam Legislation,” Legal Education Society of Alberta (Advising Charities, Not-for-Profits, and Social Enterprises), November 2013.
•Speaker, “Charities for Beginners,” Volunteer Lawyer Services, March 2009.
•Member, Canadian Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Charities Subsections
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Affiliate member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
•Member, Canadian IT Law Association (IT.Can)
•Board Member, Federation of Calgary Communities
•Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program
•Volunteer, BLG United Way Program