Steve Wilson

Steve W. Wilson  

Senior Counsel

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.

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, trademarks and copyright.
  • Trademark, 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  

Rankings & Recognitions

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