Chris Bennett - DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Chris Bennett

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 604-643-6308

Chris Bennett is the head of Canada's IT Law Group and Trade-marks Law Group, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology, Video Games and Interactive Entertainment, and Franchise and Commercial Contracts Law Groups.

Chris primarily advises clients in connection with the following:

  • creating, protecting, enforcing and commercializing intellectual property (IP) and technology (IT)
  • developing, distributing, licensing and supporting software, video games and other technology
  • negotiating IT outsourcing and services agreements
  • negotiating athlete, event and corporate sponsorship agreements
  • negotiating gift card agreements and drafting gift card terms
  • complying with privacy legislation and drafting privacy consents and privacy policies
  • complying with Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL)
  • complying with promotional contest laws and drafting contest rules and waivers
  • establishing and protecting internet-based businesses, franchise systems and other distribution systems

Chris is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in both Information Technology Law and Intellectual Property Law, by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Practitioner in Computer and IT Law and Technology Transactions, by Legal 500 Canada for Intellectual Property, by the World Trademark Review (WTR1000) as a Leading Trademark Professional and by American Lawyer Magazine and Martindale-Hubbell as a Top Rated Lawyer in Canada.  He is also AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

International Trademark Association Pro Bono Committee

Office Location

Suite 2800, Park Place
666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Z7

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law
Intellectual Property Law
Technology Law