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Derek  Cumming

Derek Cumming

TEL: (204) 957 8343

FAX: (204) 954 0343

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TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 243

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"My role as your advisor is to find practical solutions that create the opportunities for you to succeed in business."

Areas of Focus

Derek Cumming is a partner with Fillmore Riley LLP. He has more than 20 years of experience practising in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a special emphasis on intellectual property and information technology matters, merger and acquisition transactions and real estate law. Derek is a registered Trade-Mark Agent.

 

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Technology Committee, Fillmore Riley LLP
  • Sponsor, Entrepreneurs' Organization, Winnipeg Chapter
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association

Volunteer Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Life Sciences Association of Manitoba
  • Member, Membership Committee, St. Charles Country Club
  • Member, Finance Committee, Winnipeg Winter Club
  • Former Director, Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba

Publications / Presentations

Derek has lectured on corporate commercial, intellectual property and privacy matters for several professional associations including:

He has also authored papers on various aspects of intellectual property and corporate commercial law. 

Representative Clients / Cases / Transactions

Representative Transactions Derek has been involved in include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real property development
  • Purchase, sale, and leasing transactions
  • Secured debt financing and securities placements
  • Franchising, patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright licensing and protection
  • Proprietary manufacturing, software, and website development
  • E-commerce transactions
  • High-tech employment
  • Non-disclosure agreements