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Anika Klassen Photo
Anika Klassen Photo

Anika Klassen is developing a broad business law practice that includes general corporate and commercial matters, sales and purchases of businesses and assets, and business structuring and organization. Anika’s practice also encompasses acquisition, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

As a member of the firm’s Technology Group, Anika is building expertise in advising startup and established companies as they navigate business needs in areas of technology outsourcing transactions, software development and licensing solutions, cybersecurity issues, and strategic intellectual property and technology commercialization arrangements.

While studying law, Anika participated in the Business Law Clinic and the UBC Law Review. She also served as President of the Women’s Caucus, Co-President of the Allard Law and Business Society, and as a Student Ambassador for the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia.

Prior to law, Anika obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized by Mondaq as Thought Leading Co-Author for Compliance, Canada (Spring 2022)

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Committee Member, Young ACG British Columbia, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Intellectual Property and Technology (IP/IT) Section for British Columbia, Executive Member-at-Large
  • CBA IP/IT Section for British Columbia, Law & Policy Liaison
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member
  • International Technology (ITech) Law Association, Member
  • 2023 World Technology Law Conference, Planning Committee Member

Education & Admissions

Called to the British Columbia bar
JDUniversity of British Columbia
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
Certificate in Responsible LeadershipCentre for Social Impact at the Smith School of Business, Queen’s University


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