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Steven Next to Park Signs

About Steven Nemetz


Steven’s roots in the City of Vancouver are deep. Steven is the fourth generation of his family to live in Vancouver (see nemetzfamily.ca). His great grandfather is buried in the Mountainview Cemetery, 1927. Steven's father, Dr. Arnold Nemetz, was born in Vancouver and was a member of the first medical school class at UBC, 1950. All Steven's schooling, through to UBC, took place in Vancouver. Steven is a Copyright, Trademark, and Cultural Property lawyer, who has practiced in Toronto and New York City. Steven has a J. D. and an LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School, and an MBA from Schulich School of Business. Steven is an active recreational ski enthusiast, and is a nationally qualified Ski instructor. Steven is a very proud father and grandfather.


Credentials

  • L.L.M. (Taxation), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2007
  • L.L.M. (Intellectual Property), Osgoode Hall Law School, 1999
  • M.B.A. Schulich School of Business, York University, 1981
  • J.D, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1980
  • Admitted as Attorney and Counselor at Law, State of New York, 2007
  • Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 1983
  • Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, 2004
  • Sotheby's Institute of Art, New York City, A.A.C., 2005
  • NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York City Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Investment, 2010
Steven on the Steps of Quilchena Park
Steven Behind Park Sign

Organizations

  • Former National Chair of the Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Advisory Board to the Director of the MOA (Museum of Anthropology), Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Member of the New York City Affairs Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Former National Vice Chair, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Governing Council of the Ontario Bar Association
  • Member of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, New York State Bar Association
  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association, International Trademark Association, Copyright Society of the U.S.A, Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance
  • Member of the Art Committee, University Club of Toronto

Publications

  • Numerous published articles relating to Intellectual Property Law, Entertainment Law, Art, Cultural Property Law and Taxation, including:
  • Gifting Cultural Property in Canada: Testing a Tax, Expenditure, the Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 85 No. 3 p. 457
  • Copyright Protection of Fictional Characters, Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 14, p. 59
  • Attorney-Client E-Mail Communications: Canada, A.B.A. Bulletin of Law, Science and Technology, No. 113
Steven at the Beach