LuAnne Morrow

LuAnne Morrow: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Biography

Executive Summary

LuAnne Morrow is counsel and regional leader of our Calgary Intellectual Property Group and is as well a commercial media and branding lawyer and registered Canadian trademark agent. She manages the trademark practice in Calgary, including prosecution, opposition and licensing of trademarks for clients in the energy sector and numerous other industries.

LuAnne is particularly experienced in the areas of trademarks, copyright, patent licensing, and trade secret protection, and assists clients with brand acquisition, protection and management, Internet and social media law, entertainment, gaming, advertising and sponsorship. She also has expertise in patent licensing, software licensing and development agreements and franchising.

Publications & Presentations

•Frequent guest speaker at seminars and conferences on topics of trademarks, copyright, Internet law, branding and new media.

Rankings & Recognitions

•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition (and since 2010) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Advertising and Marketing Law, Intellectual Property Law).
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 3.6 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.
•Recognized in the 2016 edition (and since 2010) of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (Prosecution and Strategy).
•Recognized in the 2014 edition of Managing IP Handbook - (Copyright non-contentious, Trademark, Trademark enforcement and litigation, Trademark licensing, Trademark prosecution, Trademark strategy and counselling).

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Licensing
  • Copyright
  • Advertising
  • Marketing and Sponsorship Law
  • Franchise Licensing and Distribution
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Defamation and Media Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.232.9577  Phone
403.266.1395  Fax
www.blg.com
University Attended:
University of Calgary, B.A., Ancient and Medieval History, 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Calgary, J.D., 2001
Year of First admission:
2002
Admission:
2002, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Involvement

•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
•Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Domain Name and Trademarks on the Internet and Licensing Committees
•Member, ICANN Intellectual Property Constituency committee
•Member, Licensing Executives Society
•Member, International Trademark Association

Community Involvement

•Board and Executive Committee member, Unlocking Potential Foundation
•Board member and Governance Committee Chair, National Music Centre

Reported Cases:
Representative Work; Conducting trade-mark infringement and domain dispute resolution. Assisting software developers in the negotiation, drafting and review of technology licences and software development agreements. Acting as intellectual property counsel on a large oil sands development project with responsibility for all intellectual property matters including extensive negotiating and drafting of patent licences. Financing transactions for numerous film and television projects, and providing legal advice to production companies in the media industries, including drafting and negotiating all production agreements. Reviewing packaging, labelling and advertising, drafting contest rules. Managing significant public authorities' and educational institutions' trade-mark portfolios, as well as a major amateur sport organization's trade-mark portfolio, brand licensing and protection actions and sponsorship agreements. Preparing franchise disclosure agreements and drafting, negotiating and reviewing franchise and distribution agreements for both franchisors and franchisees. Providing advice to litigation counsel on intellectual property matters, including infringement matters and ownership disputes. Negotiating, drafting and reviewing website and e-commerce-related policies and agreements including email- and Internet-use policies, website-use policies, privacy policies, blog and social networking site disclaimers and e-commerce sales agreements. Providing advice in the area of protection of trade secrets and confidential information and negotiating, drafting and reviewing confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
ISLN:
917051409

Peer Reviews

  • 3.6/5.0 (8)
  • 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

    3.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.6/5.0
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    3.6/5.0
  • LuAnne Morrow

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/27/09 in Intellectual Property on 09/27/09

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • LuAnne Morrow

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/19/09 in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures on 09/19/09

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  • LuAnne Morrow

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/05/09 in Intellectual Property on 10/05/09

    Luanne is a disciplined and concientious practitioner and a pleasure to work with or opposite.

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    Luanne is a disciplined and concientious practitioner and a pleasure to work with or opposite.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • LuAnne Morrow

    4.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 03/30/09 in Intellectual Property on 03/30/09

    practical and easy to get along with, serious about and committed to projects she is involved in.

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    practical and easy to get along with, serious about and committed to projects she is involved in.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • LuAnne Morrow

    4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/20/09 in Business Transactions on 03/20/09

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  • LuAnne Morrow

    3.6/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 09/28/09 in Entertainment Finance on 09/28/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • LuAnne Morrow

    2.4/5.0 by a Other Corporate/Company position on 03/20/09 in Trademarks on 03/20/09

    in response to the question of whether this candidate meets the very high criteria of general ethical standards, i have answered "yes" although i really cannot vouch for...

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    in response to the question of whether this candidate meets the very high criteria of general ethical standards, i have answered "yes" although i really cannot vouch for same and the program does not permit me to leave it blank.

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      2.0/5.0
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      2.0/5.0
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  • LuAnne Morrow

    1.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/29/09 in Intellectual Property on 03/29/09

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