Craig is a Partner in Dentons Edmonton’s Commercial Practice Group, assisting clients with negotiating and drafting agreements in the energy, pipelines, information technology, communications technology, construction, software, banking, investment management, and health industries. Craig is also a member of Dentons Canada’s National Partnership Board. Craig is the Edmonton lead for Dentons Canada’s Energy Link group and co-leader of Dentons Canada’s Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies group.
Craig negotiates and drafts various types of agreements, including sales and procurement agreements; oil field services agreements and energy technology agreements; IT and software licensing and implementation agreements; intellectual property licenses, distribution and reseller agreements; OEM agreements; services and consulting agreements; data and telecommunications agreements, and other commercial agreements. He also represents clients and provides advice in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures on intellectual property and technology related matters, and advice to technology start-ups.
Prior to joining the firm, Craig practised in California with one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent technology law firms, and his experience included a secondment to Cisco Systems, Inc. Before that, Craig was in-house counsel with TELUS Corporation, Canada’s second largest telecommunications company, which included supporting TELUS’ Strategic Alliance Management group. Craig’s in-house experience and experience across numerous industries allows him to provide practical advice in a timely and efficient manner.