Media Coverage Results

Title Date
Geoff Dittrich wrote an article for Techvibes titled "How to Craft a Killer Pitch That Makes Your Startup Stand Out from the Rest"

Articling Student Geoff Dittrich has written a piece for Techvibes about the Lawson Lundell sponsored Plug and Play pitch competition which took place in Vancouver at the end of November.

05.12.13
Marko Vesely interviewed on CKNW's Phillip Till show. Discussion on public figures refusing to comment on something because it is "before the courts".

Marko Vesely was interviewed on CKNW's Phillip Till Show on November 8, 2013 where he talked about public figures claiming that something cannot be commented on because it is "before the courts".

08.11.13
BC Business publishes Mark Fancourt-Smith's article, "Trademark Doesn't Trump Usage"

Mark Fancourt-Smith's opinion piece, "Trademark Doesn't Trump Usage" was published in the BC Business online edition on November 6, 2013. The article discusses the dangers of choosing a brand name that a business in the same industry is already using.

06.11.13
Rita Andreone interviewed for Lexpert article "High Risk for the Status Quo"

Rita Andreone is quoted in the article, "High Risk for the Status Quo”, The article examines changes in executive compensation for Canadian companies.

05.11.13
Peter Roberts quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "New school planned for downtown clears hurdle"

Peter Roberts is quoted in the article, "New school planned for downtown clears hurdle”. The school on Expo Blvd. is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015. It will house 510 students and boast a step-like design with part of the building cantilevered five metres over the adjacent Andy Livingstone Park.

01.11.13
Lexpert Special Edition on Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining publishes Lawson Lundell article on polar mining "The Next Frontier"

Chris Baldwin, Khaled Abdel-Barr and Karen MacMillan's article on polar mining, "The Next Frontier" was published in the Lexpert Special Edition on Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining on October 31, 2013.

31.10.13
The Vancouver Sun publishes Mark Fancourt-Smith's article, "Hardwood and handbags: What’s in a name? Opinion: Adoption of a competitor’s name is a risk"

Mark Fancourt-Smith's article, "Hardwood and handbags: What’s in a name? Opinion: Adoption of a competitor’s name is a risk" was published in The Vancouver Sun on October 31, 2013.  The article discusses how the registration of a trademark by a business may not be an ironclad guarantee of an exclusive right to use it.

31.10.13
Karen MacMillan interviewed by Global Business Reports for Mexico Mining Issue

Karen MacMillan was interviewed by Global Business Reports for their Mexico Mining issue published in October 2013.

31.10.13
Deborah Cushing quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "WorkSafeBC to help implement new anti-bullying, harassment policies in B.C. workplaces"

Deborah Cushing is quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "WorkSafeBC to help implement new anti-bullying, harassment policies in B.C. workplaces", published on October 30, 2013.

30.10.13
The Northern Miner publishes Deborah Cushing's article "What you need to know about changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program"

Deborah Cushing's article, "What you need to know about changes to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program", was published in the online edition of The Northern Miner on October 24, 2013. The article also appears in the print edition of the publication.

29.10.13
Deborah Cushing quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "Employers face deadline to meet WorkSafeBC anti-bullying rules"

Deborah Cushing is quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "Employers face deadline to meet WorkSafeBC anti-bullying rules" published on October 29, 2013.

29.10.13
John Smith quoted in Business in Vancouver article, "Challenges remain as B.C. joins Ottawa in creating joint securities regulator"

John Smith is quoted in the Business in Vancouver article, "Challenges remain as B.C. joins Ottawa in creating joint securities regulator", which discusses the B.C. and Ontario agreement-in-principle with the federal government to create a joint securities regulator overseeing both markets.

19.9.13
Peter Roberts quoted in The Vancouver Sun article, "OneCard ignites legal battle as community associations ask court to halt access card"

Litigator, Peter Roberts is quoted in the article, "OneCard ignites legal battle as community associations ask court to halt access card". Six community centre associations are suing the Vancouver parks board, alleging they have breached an operating partnership and are unjustly seeking to seize revenue and centralize control of the community centres.

19.9.13
Rita Andreone, QC quoted in The Law Society of BC Benchers' Bulletin article, "2013 Bencher election: A call for candidates"

Rita Andreone, QC is quoted in The Law Society of BC Benchers' Bulletin feature article, "2013 Bencher election: A call for candidates", where she discusses her experience as a Bencher.

18.9.13
John Olynyk quoted in Alberta Oil article, "An inside look at the bitter legal battle over cumulative impacts of oil sands activity"

John Olynyk is quoted in the Alberta Oil article, "An inside look at the bitter legal battle over cumulative impacts of oil sands activity" which discusses how unclear rules mean neither energy companies nor aboriginal groups understand where cumulative effects fit in the consultation process.

16.9.13
Ed Wilson is quoted in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine article, "Still Ripe For Litigation"

Ed Wilson is quoted in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine article, "Still Ripe For Litigation", which discusses how information or disclosure statements in real estate transactions are not universally accepted and lawyers remain divided over their value.

04.9.13
Rob Sider quoted in The Financial Post article, "Lawyers wrestle with the legal issues raised by mining layoffs"

This article discusses the legal issues that may arise if a mining company is forced to layoff employees.

31.7.13
Karen MacMillan quoted in The Financial Post article, "Canadian mining industry embraces transparency initiative"

This article discusses the initiative, Publish What You Pay, which will require Canadian companies to disclose the amounts resource companies pay to any level of government, anywhere in the world.

31.7.13
Chris Baldwin quoted in The Globe and Mail article, "Lawyers scramble after Hudbay decision"

This article discusses the Ontario Supreme Court decision to hear a lawsuit brought by the victims and family members of alleged violence at a Guatemalan mine owned by the Canadian mining company, Hudbay Minerals Inc.

25.7.13
Team of Lawson Lundell lawyers recognized in Lexpert Magazine's Big Deals for their role in the Silver Standard Private Placement

The July-August 2013 issue of Lexpert Magazine includes the Silver Standard Senior Note Offering deal and mentions Lawson Lundell's role in assisting Silver Standard with the private placement.

15.7.13