John Sanche

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Transactions
    • Corporate organizing and restructuring
    • Share and asset acquisitions and dispositions
    • Mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations
    • General corporate and commercial matters
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
    • E-business, domain name and internet legal issues
    • Licensing and technology agreements
    • Purchases and sales of technology and intellectual property
    • Privacy law compliance
    • Trade-marks and trade-mark applications
    • Patent applications
  • Anti-Corruption & Bribery
    •  Design and implementation of anti-corruption policies and programs, transactional anti-corruption due diligence and related transaction matters for multinational companies
    • Provision of anti-corruption advice to, and drafting of anti-corruption-compliant agreements for, companies operating in Central and South America, Eastern Europe and South East Asia
  • Start-Ups and Early-Stage Companies
  • Franchises, Dealerships & Distributorships

Practice Areas


  • University of Saskatchewan, Juris Doctor (with Distinction), 2011
  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (with Distinction), 1997
  • University of Saskatchewan, Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Philosophy (with High Honours), 1997

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2012

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Registered Canadian Trade-mark Agent