Laura is a member of the firm's intellectual property, general litigation and insurance groups. Laura's intellectual property practice focuses on a broad range of technology and IP law with an emphasis on litigation wherein copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and designs as well as contractual, fiduciary and other matters are at issue. Laura's insurance practice includes motor vehicle, property loss, personal injury and bad faith claims.
Laura studied biological sciences at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia before obtaining her Juris Doctor in 2009 from the University of Western Ontario.
Honours and Awards
Community Service Award University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law 2008
Best Cross-Examination Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2008
Volunteer / Pro Bono
Calgary Legal Guidance Volunteer 2011-Present
The Legal Perils of 3D Printing The Medium February 2014
Norwich Orders: You Can't Be Anonymous on the Internet After All The Medium June 2013
Utility Models, Petty Patents & Innovation Patents: Efficient IP Protection for SMEs The Medium March 2013
Protection of Vulnerable Workers in Alberta 2012 Canadian Bar Association Canadian Legal Conference August 2012
Legal Pitfalls of Social Media for Business The Advisor June 2012
Canadian Patents: Importance of Registering Assignment The Medium April 2012
Calgary Bar Association Member 2009-Present
Law Society of Alberta Member 2009-Present