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Claire Stilwell


Claire Stilwell


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Claire Stilwell is a member of the business law group, with a practice focusing on technology, innovation and infrastructure. She practises primarily in the areas of procurement, information access and privacy matters, as well as intellectual property and brand management.

Ms. Stilwell has experience in providing advice on major procurement and telecommunications projects. She has also assisted clients in drafting corporate privacy and technology policies and has provided advice on corporate branding, including the prosecution and licensing of trade-marks.

Prior to joining our Calgary office, Ms. Stilwell completed her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology, focusing on microbial corrosion of pipelines and microbial methane cycling.

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  • Year of call
    Alberta 2011
  • Law school
    J.D., University of British Columbia, 2010
  • Education
    M.Sc., University of British Columbia, 2007
    B.Sc.(Hons.), University of Calgary, 2005
  • Speaking engagements
    • “Building a Bid from the Ground Up: Understanding and Navigating the Modern Law of Bidding and Tendering,” Buildex Seminar, Calgary, AB, November 6, 2012.
    • “There’s Not an App for that,” Brand Plus Seminar, August 2011.
  • Publications
    • “Corporate Policies for the Internet and Technology Use in the Workplace” (contributor), firm legal update, May 2011.
    • “Be Careful What you Claim! A Case to Watch on False and Misleading Advertising,” firm legal update, November 2010.
    • “Microbial community dynamics in a seasonally anoxic fjord: Saanich Inlet, British Columbia” (co-authors: E. Zaikova, D.A. Walsh, W.W. Mohn, P.D. Tortell, and S.J. Hallam), Environ. Microbiol. 12(1): 172-191, 2010.
    • “Phsyiological and Gene Expression Analysis of Inhibition of Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough by Nitrite” (co-authors: S.A. Haveman, E.A. Greene, J.K. Voordouw, and G. Voordouw), J. Bacteriol, 186: 7944-7950, 2004.
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Davis LLP Prize in First Nations Law (2010)
    • Law Foundation Scholarship (2009)
    • Karen Lysyk Memorial Scholarship (2009)
    • Lawson Lundell Prize in Administrative Law (2008)
    • Doris Curtis Memorial Award (2007)
    • National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Canadian Graduate Studies Masters Scholarship (2005)
  • Memberships and activities
    • Canadian Bar Association
    • Law Society of Alberta
    • Volunteer, Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project - Calgary