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Jay Kerr-Wilson

Ottawa, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Media & Entertainment , Telecommunications & Broadcasting
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Media & Entertainment - Nationwide - Canada

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Jay Kerr-Wilson is well regarded for his representation of media clients in a range of copyright-related matters. Based in Ottawa, he is the leader of Fasken's media and entertainment and telecommunications groups.
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Telecommunications & Broadcasting - Nationwide - Canada

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Jay Kerr-Wilson is recognised for his expertise in copyright matters affecting internet service providers and radio clients. He is based in Ottawa.
"I love his calm, knowledgeable, practical approach. He is so thoughtful and such an expert in his area."
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Jay Kerr-Wilson is the co-leader of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group and practices primarily in the areas of communications and public law, with a particular emphasis on copyright. Regularly representing both Canadian and foreign communications and technology companies, Jay advises clients on issues related to telecommunications and broadcasting regulation, trademarks, and copyright licensing and liability.

Jay represents large and small, Canadian and foreign communications and technology companies in proceedings before the Copyright Board of Canada, advising them on issues related to copyright licensing and copyright liability. Regularly representing clients in appeals and judicial reviews before the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, Jay is at the forefront of the debate surrounding the regulation of rapidly evolving communications technologies.

Jay has testified before Parliamentary committees, and served as a delegate to the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, on behalf of Canada's cable and satellite industry.

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