Brett joined Parlee McLaws LLP as an associate in 2015, after working as a summer student and completing his articles with the firm. His practice is focused on the area of intellectual property law. During his articling year, Brett gained experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent, trademark and industrial design applications, providing patent and trademark opinions, trademark opposition proceedings, and copyright matters. Prior to entering the legal field, Brett graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, where his research experience encompassed the areas of molecular biology, protein and nucleic acid biochemistry, and microbiology. Following this, Brett attended law school in order to pursue a career in intellectual property.

Professional Activities

  • Member-at-Large, Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section Executive – North Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Affiliate Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences