Tom A. Sides - Dentons Canada LLP

Tom A. Sides

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 780-423-7138

Tom is a partner and chair of the National Technology Transactions Law Group. His practice focuses extensively on technology, intellectual property, privacy and related commercial legal issues for clients in the energy, financial institution, health, forestry, information technology and telecommunications industry sectors.

Tom has significant experience negotiating complex systems integration, software development, collaboration, research and development, joint venture, distribution, OEM, alliance, reseller and technology transfer agreements. His experience extends to leading or advising on merger and acquisition transactions involving technology, IP and commercial legal issues.

In addition to technology and other industry sector clients that Tom has represented at Dentons, he has extensive legal and business experience in the software and telecommunications businesses. Tom’s unique combination of business and legal experience allows him to provide practical, business-focused legal advice to his clients.

University of AlbertaBA 1982Dalhousie UniversityLL.B 1986
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Licensing Executive Society (Canada and U.S.)

Office Location

2900 Manulife Place
10180 101st Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 3V5

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Intellectual Property Law of the Edmonton Metro Area
Tom A. Sides has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law
Intellectual Property Law (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Privacy and Data Security Law
Technology Law

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