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Barry Sookman

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Information TechnologyIntellectual Property
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Information Technology - 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 - 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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Senior partner, Technology Law Group. Former leader of the IP group. One of Canada’s foremost authorities in IT, copyright, e-commerce and privacy law. Acts in connection with complex IT/IP transactions, including outsourcings and military procurements, IT/IP litigation and government relations. Has argued numerous precedent-setting cases including in the Supreme Court of Canada. Adjunct professor of IP law at Osgoode. Blog @ www.barrysookman.com.

Career

Ontario Bar, 1982

Professional Memberships

Copyright Committee PTIC

ITAC Legal Affairs Committee

Advisory Boards MacDonald-Laurier Institute and IP Osgoode

CSUSA

Publications

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

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