Steve W. Wilson

Steve W. Wilson: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


Executive Summary

Steve Wilson is a lawyer in our Intellectual Property Group in our Calgary office. He has an extensive background in general corporate/commercial law, with an emphasis on development and commercialization of technology and intellectual property, including patented and non-patented technology, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrighted material, including computer programs and franchising and other rights. Much of Steve's practice is focused in the information technology area, including computer, software, IT outsourcing and e-commerce. He also has expertise in sponsorship, supply and merchandising and not-for-profits.

In addition to maintaining his practice, Steve has served as Regional Chair of our Calgary Intellectual Property Group as well as head of various related groups. A native Texan and a dual Canadian/US citizen, Steve has maintained many contacts in the US and represents many US-based clients and law firms.

Rankings & Recognitions

•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Business and Corporate Commercial
  • Trademarks
  • Advertising
  • Marketing and Sponsorship Law
  • Information Technology
  • Charities and Not-For-Profits

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of British Columbia, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 1981
Year of First admission:
1982, Alberta

Professional Involvement

•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Fellow/Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Fellow/Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Community Involvement

•Trustee/Board Director/Member, The Meadows Foundation, Inc. of Texas, 1997-present
•Board Member and Vice-Chair, Foothills Hospital Foundation, Foothills Medical Centre Development Council, Calgary Health Trust, 1995-present
•Chair of Committee to raise $5.2 Million for advanced imaging equipment for cardiac hybrid operating room at the Foothills Medical Centre, 2012-present
•Board Member, Volunteer Calgary, 1990-96
•Board Member, Between Friends, 1981-84
•Volunteer, Student Legal Services, 1979-81

Reported Cases:
Representative Work; Corporate, commercial and intellectual property work for products/services from basic to advanced technology, and all types of industries and service providers, including computer hardware/software companies, manufacturers of consumer/industrial goods, oil & gas producers, service and petro-chemical companies, electronic commerce companies and information technology service providers, including outsourcing matters. Computer and Internet-related work, including privacy issues, electronic commerce issues, computer law and related issues. Intellectual property legal and agency work, including intellectual property audits and international protection for patents, trade-marks and copyright. Trade-mark, copyright, licensing, sponsorship and supplier agreements and related matters on behalf of various organizations, including extensive work for the Organizing Committee for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Technology transfer, patent and trade secrets agreements and all types of related financing and commercialization, including negotiating and drafting of agreements relating to research, confidentiality, joint ventures, manufacturing, development, distribution and licensing. Assisting numerous clients in obtaining patent protection and in dealing with patent infringement matters. Incorporation and acting for various charities and charitable foundations. Trusted senior counsel advisor on corporate and business organization and strategies

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

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Calgary, Alberta

  • Calgary, AB
    Centennial Place, East Tower , 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB T2P 0R3

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