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Barry Sookman

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Information TechnologyIntellectual PropertyPrivacy & Data Protection
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Information Technology - Nationwide - Canada

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Barry Sookman is a pre-eminent Toronto-based technology lawyer with vast experience in complex negotiations including systems integration deals and licensing agreements.
"He definitely remains a household name." "He is the godfather of the market."
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Intellectual Property - Nationwide - Canada

Band 1

Technology industry stalwart Barry Sookman continues to be recognised as a leading light in the area of copyright and information technology. Based in Toronto, he has also been engaged on major litigation files.
"He has an encyclopedic knowledge of the law and is a leader in the field of technology law."
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Privacy & Data Protection - Nationwide - Canada

Band 4

Toronto-based senior counsel Barry Sookman is highly respected for his contributions to the privacy and cybersecurity field, particularly as it relates to intellectual property and anti-spam legislation.
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Senior counsel in the Technology Law Group. Former leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property group. One of Canada’s foremost authorities in information technology, Internet, copyright and privacy law. Acts in connection with complex IT/AI//IP transactions and defense procurements and in IT/IP litigation. Has argued numerous precedent-setting cases at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Adjunct professor of IP law at Osgoode. Author’s blog at www.barrysookman.com

Career

Ontario Bar, 1982.

Professional Memberships

Copyright Committee PTIC.

Publications

Author of numerous books, including the leading eight-volume treatise ‘Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce.

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