Provided by Barry Sookman
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
Ontario Bar, 1982.
Copyright Committee PTIC.
Author of numerous books, including the leading eight-volume treatise ‘Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce.
Barry Sookman is a pre-eminent Toronto-based technology lawyer with vast experience in complex IT contract negotiations, including master services agreements.
"He has a breadth and depth of knowledge which is unsurpassed." "He is an academic. If you need to understand something inside-out, he is your guy." "Barry is not only extremely knowledgeable but very hard to fluster."
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.
"Barry Sookman is a top Canadian IP and internet lawyer."
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.
"He is the top Canadian IP and internet lawyer."