M. Ingrid Ruiz

Lawyer

Ingrid practises primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial law and intellectual property law, with areas of interest in entertainment law. She also has experience in the areas of immigration law and real estate law. (she/her)

M. Ingrid Ruiz

Profile

Ingrid is an associate lawyer with TDS in Winnipeg and practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law and intellectual property law, with areas of interest in entertainment law. She also has experience in the areas of immigration law and real estate law.

Ingrid graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law in 2019. During law school, Ingrid was actively involved with various committees and extra-curricular activities. She co-founded the Diversity in Law Group, was a Student Director and Board Member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Western), volunteered and co-coordinated volunteers for Welcome Place – Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council, volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada, and spearheaded the Manitoba Law Students’ Association’s Yearbook Committee. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba in 2015, majoring in Sociology and Criminology.

In her spare time, Ingrid enjoys working on film and music video productions, watching movies, keeping up with various sports leagues, spending time outdoors, and traveling.


Additional Information

Certificate in Entertainment Law, Osgoode Hall, 2022

Certificate in Set Orientation, Safety Awareness and Respect in the Workplace, Film Training Manitoba, 2022

Certificate in Intellectual Property Licensing, Osgoode Hall, 2021

Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2019

Bachelor of Arts, University of Manitoba, 2015

2021

“Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and IP Ownership” (Presenter) – Intellectual Property Law Course, Robson Hall, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, 2022

The Canadian Bar Association – Transactional Intellectual Property Committee, “Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Lawyers’ Perspective Beyond the Buzz, 2021

First Time Home Buyer Seminar: Real Estate Transactions, 2021

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) Western x Black Law Students Association (BLSA): Finding Success in Summer, Articles, and Beyond, 2021

River East Collegiate: Law Student Perspectives, 2019

Creative Manitoba: Contract Law & Copyright Issues, 2018

Appointment to the Board of Directors of the Winnipeg Film Group, effective March 22, 2022

Attended Women in Film and TV Toronto (WIFT)’s “Entertainment Law Workshop” – 2021

The Canadian Bar Association – Transactional Intellectual Property Committee, “Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Lawyers’ Perspective Beyond the Buzz, 2021

First Time Home Buyer Seminar: Real Estate Transactions, 2021

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) Western x Black Law Students Association (BLSA): Finding Success in Summer, Articles, and Beyond, 2021

River East Collegiate: Law Student Perspectives, 2019

Creative Manitoba: Contract Law & Copyright Issues, 2018

  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Western Chapter
  • On Screen Manitoba
  • Winnipeg Film Group
  • Women in Film and Television Toronto
  • Young Associates