Barry Sookman is a senior partner with McCarthy Tétrault in the Toronto office. He is the former Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology Law Group and was the head of the firm’s Internet and Electronic Commerce Group. Prior to that, he was head of its Intellectual Property Group for six years. He is one of Canada’s foremost authorities in the area of information technology and intellectual property law.
Barry Sookman is the author of the leading seven-volume treatise, Sookman: Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (Carswell, 1999-2016); Copyright: Cases and Commentary on the Canadian and International Law, co-authored with Steven Mason and Prof. Carys Craig (2nd. Ed. Carswell, 2013), Intellectual Property Law in Canada: Cases and Commentary, co-authored with Steven Mason and Dan Glover (2nd. Ed. Carswell 2013); Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions (Carswell, 2001-2013).
Mr. Sookman is also an adjunct Professor who teaches copyright and intellectual property at Osgoode Hall Law School.
For more information, see, http://www.mccarthy.ca/lawyer_detail.aspx?id=1174. You can read his blog at barrysookman.com
Specialties: copyright, information technology, outsourcing, computer, Internet and e-commerce.
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