Anika Klassen Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2022 - British Columbia


Primary office:  Vancouver



Anika Klassen

Anika Klassen is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Vancouver office working in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and as a member of the Tech Group. Her practice focuses on technology commercial transactions, licensing and commercial contracts.

In particular, Anika’s advises clients on the acquisition, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property rights throughout the business lifecycle.

While studying law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, Anika participated in the Richards Buell Sutton LLP Business Law Clinic and the UBC Law Review. She also served as President of the Women’s Caucus and Co-President of the Allard Law and Business Society. Before law school, Anika completed her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Anika worked as an associate at a full-service national business law firm in Vancouver.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2024

    • Community
       2024
      Canadian Bar Association, Law & Policy Liaison of the CBABC Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section
    • Community
       2024
      Young ACG British Columbia, Association for Corporate Growth, Committee Member
  • 2023

    • Community
       2023
      Canadian Bar Association, Member at Large of the CBABC Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section
  • 2022

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2022
      Year of Call, British Columbia
    • Rankings & Awards
       2022
      Mondaq - Thought Leading Co-Author for Compliance, Canada.
  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia
  • 2018

    • Education
       2018
      Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Smith School of Business at Queen’s University
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Certificate in Responsible Leadership, Centre for Social Impact at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University

Memberships

Law Society of British Columbia

Canadian Bar Association

CAN-TECH

Young ACG British Columbia, Association for Corporate Growth