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.
The extension of general copyright protections from 50 years to 70 years after the life of the author shall come into force on December 30, 2022.
The RCMP recently announced a rising trend of companies self-reporting potential acts of bribery and corruption.
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