The Lexpert Special Edition: Technology 2020 focuses on the technology industry and profiles selected Lexpert-ranked lawyers who serve that industry. Also included are feature articles on the following topics: Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Attracting Talent, IPOs, private equity and tech company growth.

The Lexpert Special Edition: Technology was published on May 13, 2020 and distributed through The Globe and Mail, and through Key Media’s industry channels, including the subscribers of Canadian Lawyer InHouse Magazine.

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James T. Swanson
Sole Practitioner

Swanson Law

James T. Swanson, Swanson Law
400 - 5th Ave, Suite 800
Calgary, AB T2P 0L6
Phone: (403) 617-3888
Fax: (403) 290-2378

James Swanson's practice as a lawyer and registered trademark agent focuses on the protection, commercialization, and enforcement of legal and proprietary rights in science and technology, intellectual property, new media, and entertainment. James is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada under both Technology Law and Privacy and Data Security Law. He has also been named by The Best Lawyers in Canada as Technology Law Lawyer of the Year for Calgary for 2017 and as Privacy and Data Security Law Lawyer of the Year for Calgary for 2020. James assists clients with a wide variety of science, technology, and intellectual property matters, including information technology, privacy, information governance, cybersecurity, blockchain and crypto currencies, artificial intelligence, new media and content, publishing, film and video, as well as energy-related technologies, clean-tech, and life sciences. He has extensive experience in negotiating, structuring, and drafting complex transactions, agreements, and documentation. As an advocate, he has handled matters related to intellectual property rights and technology before tribunals including the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and the Trademark Opposition Board.

Year Called to the Bar:1984 (AB)