Technology & Privacy

Conducting business in an increasingly digital world demands that you invest in technology and leverage the data created throughout your organization. Technology is capable of simplifying your business processes and bringing you closer to your customers. Artificial Intelligence (AI) also has the ability to draw meaningful insights from your data, which is key to you maintaining your edge in competitive markets. The incredible opportunity presented by technology also comes with risks, including the reputational damage that can arise during a data security breach. It is key that you have solutions-oriented, cost-effective legal advice and advocacy to support your business and to prepare for what's next.

Dale & Lessmann's Technology & Privacy lawyers are a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team who understand technology and can support developers, suppliers and their customers. We cover a broad range of legal, advocacy and regulatory needs, from advising on purchasing technology to mitigating legal and regulatory risk.

We can support you across your technology and privacy needs, including:

  • Commercial agreements including software licensing, software development, outsourcing and service arrangements, IP licensing, supplier agreements, confidentiality agreements and joint ventures
  • Technology licensing and procurement
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Cybersecurity
  • Intellectual property protection including trade secrets, trademarks and copyright
  • Advice on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • Technology-related contract disputes
  • Digital commerce practices and advertising/marketing
  • Mergers and acquisitions, including private equity buyouts, divestitures and restructuring transactions
  • Corporate matters including shareholder agreements and corporate governance