Evan Nuttall

Evan Nuttall: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Biography

Executive Summary

Evan Nuttall is a partner and the head of patent litigation in the Calgary office. Evan focuses his practice primarily on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation. His clients include some of the largest players in the oil & gas industry, and he is currently lead counsel on the most high-profile patent dispute being fought in Alberta. Having first practised in England as a barrister, Evan is an extremely experienced trial lawyer. He specializes in complex matters that include not only intellectual property litigation but also oil & gas litigation, securities litigation and construction litigation.

Rankings & Recognitions

•Recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Canada - The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a Litigation Star: Intellectual Property.
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Intellectual Property Law).
•Recognized in the 2015 and 2014 editions of Benchmark Canada - The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys as a Litigation Star: Alberta and a Litigation Star: Intellectual Property.
•Recognized in the 2013 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “leading litigator in Alberta.”
•Recognized in the 2012 edition of Benchmark Litigation as a “rising litigation star in Alberta.”

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Securities Litigation
  • Construction and Engineering Dispute Resolution
  • Domestic Commercial Arbitration
  • International Trade Litigation and Arbitration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
McGill University, B.A., Economics and Political Science, with Distinction, 1990; London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc., Economics, 1991; London Business School, M.Sc., Finance, 2004
Law School Attended:
City University, London, Diploma in Law, 1992
Year of First admission:
1993
Admission:
1993, England and Wales; 2007, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Involvement

•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Bar of England and Wales

Reported Cases:
Representative Work; Acts on complex IP litigation matters such as infringement actions relating to patents, licensing, trade-marks, copyright and industrial designs, and actions involving allegations of theft of confidential information. Acts in derivative and oppression proceedings where investors challenge the conduct of the corporation, its directors and/or officers; provides advice and representation to investment dealers, securities advisors and other market participants on securities industry-related issues. Represents companies and shareholders in share valuation disputes. Acts on complex oil & gas and construction disputes. Acts for developers in large-scale commercial disputes.
ISLN:
919192551

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (10)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • Evan Nuttall

    5.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 04/11/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/11/16

    Provides solid strategic advice using excellent legal analysis combined with a practical knowledge of the business objectives.

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    Provides solid strategic advice using excellent legal analysis combined with a practical knowledge of the business objectives.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/10/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/10/16

    Evan is a strong advocate with superior analytical skill. Evan passionately advances his client's position while at the same time bringing a practical approach to the lit...

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    Evan is a strong advocate with superior analytical skill. Evan passionately advances his client's position while at the same time bringing a practical approach to the litigation.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/03/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/03/16

    Evan's one of the best lawyers I've ever worked with. Excellent judgment. A forceful advocate.

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    Evan's one of the best lawyers I've ever worked with. Excellent judgment. A forceful advocate.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.8/5.0 by a Deputy General Counsel on 04/11/16 in Litigation on 04/11/16

    Evan was extremely diligent, capable and knowledgeable in our matter. Evan was very responsive, and actively engaged in the matter from inception to ultimate resolution....

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    Evan was extremely diligent, capable and knowledgeable in our matter. Evan was very responsive, and actively engaged in the matter from inception to ultimate resolution. Evan was constantly looking at new ways to evaluate and advance the claim, as well as consistently revisiting the strategy to ensure we adjusted our plan for optimal results. I would continue to engage Evan on future matters - both complex and otherwise.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.8/5.0 by a Chief Legal Officer on 04/05/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/05/16

    In my experience with Evan he has exhibited very high ethical standards towards his own clients, as well as all other legal professionals with whom he deals. As a result...

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    In my experience with Evan he has exhibited very high ethical standards towards his own clients, as well as all other legal professionals with whom he deals. As a result, his reputation is very well regarded within the legal community and he continues to maintain a very high level of professionalism along with excellent judgment and communication skills.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 04/04/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/04/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 04/03/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/03/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.4/5.0 by a General Counsel on 04/02/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/02/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    4.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/03/16 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 04/03/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
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  • Evan Nuttall

    2.4/5.0 by a Partner on 02/27/13 in Intellectual Property Litigation on 02/27/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      2.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      2.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      2.0/5.0
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