Lisa Statt Foy
Lisa Statt Foy
TEP
Partner, Trademark Agent
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Lisa Statt Foy is a partner in our Calgary office and trademark agent providing services in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, trusts, and intellectual property. Lisa is a trademark agent licensed to not only file and prosecute Canadian trademark applications, but also licensed to file and prosecute United States trademark applications for Canadian clients. As an estate lawyer and an intellectual property lawyer, she is uniquely qualified to assist with succession planning: ensuring a seamless transition of wealth, business assets and technology for high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurial families, business owners and successful professionals. 

Lisa’s trademark and intellectual property practice covers many different industries and geographic areas. Because Lisa is qualified to file and prosecute trademark applications in both Canada and the United States, her clients frequently have cross-border interests and issues, including internet based businesses, online retailers and brand owners with global interests. As a trusted advisor, Lisa routinely works with counsel all over the world to protect and enforce her clients’ interests. Lisa’s extensive global network of professionals allows her to assist clients with issues transcending conventional borders.

Lisa was selected for articles of clerkship with both the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, providing her with a unique perspective and experience in legal analysis, advocacy and persuasive writing.  

Clients seek Lisa’s counsel in many different areas, including:

  • Drafting Wills, Enduring Power of Attorneys and Personal Directives
  • Estate probate and estate administration
  • Trust drafting and administration
  • Succession planning
  • Estate planning, including for blended families
  • Intergenerational wealth and technology transfer
  • Incapacitated (represented) adults
  • Trademark protection, enforcement and licensing
  • Intellectual property protection, enforcement and licensing, including copyright law
  • Internet law  

Lisa is a course instructor: educating other lawyers in the areas of advanced Will drafting, estate administration and digital assets through the Legal Education Society of Alberta. Lisa has also been a guest lecturer in Intellectual Property at the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD), Mount Royal University, and the Alberta Association of Architects.  

Outside the Office

Lisa is a former explorer, having lived and worked all over the world, including Europe, Australia and Israel. However, Lisa now most enjoys quiet weekends spent with her family. Lisa also serves on the Board of Directors of Next Step Ministries, an organization dedicated to supporting women exiting sexual exploitation.

Legal Education Society
Instructor: Advanced Will and Trust Drafting Course
2017
Legal Education Society of Alberta
Instructor: Drafting your First Will
2015
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Wills and Trusts (South)
Member
2005 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Intellectual Property & Technology (South)
Member
2005 - Present
Law Society of Alberta
Member
2005 - Present
Canadian Bar Association
Member
2005 - Present
Calgary Bar Association
Member
2005 - Present
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Elder Law Section (South)
Executive Committee
2007 - 2009
Listed Intellectual Property Law
The Best Lawyers™ in Canada
2019 - 2024
Listed Trusts and Estates
The Best Lawyers™ in Canada
2021 - 2024
Trusts + Estates "Lawyer of the Year" - Calgary
The Best Lawyers™ in Canada
2023
Judges' Bronze Medal in Law
University of Alberta Faculty of Law
2004
William Morrow Essay Prize
Alberta Law Review
2004
Next Step Ministries
Board Member
Alberta Law Reform Institute
Research Assistant
2002 - 2004
International Ombudsman Institute
Editor
2002 - 2004
Student Legal Services
Case Worker
2001 - 2004
December 2021
Power of Attorney and Probate
Alberta Real Estate Association - Podcast Episode 40
In this episode, Lisa Statt Foy helps to clear up some of the misconceptions associated with the topic on the probate process, Power of Attorney, and enduring power of attorney relating to real estate. As these issues affect REALTORS®...
October 2021
Interesting Insights on Intellectual Property
Alberta Real Estate Association - Podcast Episode 38
In this episode, Lisa Statt Foy, brings her wealth of legal knowledge to our discussion to help REALTORS® understand the potential pitfalls and best practices related to the use of images, trademarks, copyrighting, and more. With the expl...
January 2021
Field Law Announces Five New Partners
The Firm welcomes Anthony Burden, Jason Kully, Lisa Statt Foy, Britt Tetz, and Matthew Turzansky to its partnership.Field Law is pleased to welcome Anthony Burden, Jason Kully, Lisa Statt Foy, Britt Tetz, and Matthew Turzansky as partners of the Firm. ...
May 2020 - 1 min read
Remote Witnessing of Wills, Enduring Power of Attorneys, and Personal Directives Arrives in Alberta
Alberta’s Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General has announced a process for remote witnessing and signing of wills, enduring power of attorneys, and personal directives during this time of public emergency. Temporary amendments have been...
November 2019
Buzz Kill: Cannabis Branding + Packaging Restrictions in Canada
Keeping Up With Cannabis
In the excitement of Canadian cannabis legalization, many overlooked that cannabis legislation is in fact focused on controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in Canada to achieve three objectives: Protect young pers...
March 14, 2019
Buzz Kill: Additional Considerations When Advising Clients on Their Cannabis-Related Trademarks
Presentations
Canadian Bar Association - Intellectual Property + Technology Section
September 2018
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
28 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
Field Law is proud to announce that 28 of our lawyers have been included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada. These lawyers have been recognized in 17 service areas, resulting in a total of 36 rankings.Among the 28 Field Law l...

Global Calgary Interview: "Consumer FYI: Cellphone Charges Confuse Calgary Widow" August 6, 2013

Global Calgary Interview: "Business Owners Being Targeted by Trademark Scam" August 24, 2011

Education
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), 2018, Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)
United States, 2013, Trademark Agent
Canada, 2008, Trademark Agent
University of Alberta, 2004, Bachelor of Laws, Bronze Medalist
University of Alberta, 1994, Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction
Admissions
Northwest Territories,2022
Alberta,2005