Information Technology Law

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Information technology permeates the global business community—opening up a world of opportunities and creating its own unique challenges. Whether you need help with core bricks and mortar IT work or are looking to tap into the power of cutting-edge technology, Fasken Martineau’s IT group is ready to help. We have a well-deserved reputation as one of the leading law firms in IT, advising on everything from large system implementations, mergers and acquisitions and outsourcings, to new internet business models, software methodologies and energy technologies.

Our goal is to help you keep pace by providing balanced, pragmatic advice when you need to make key decisions. Whether it is specialized technology issues for Canadian regulatory sectors (e.g. health or financial) or the development and implementation of corporate policies related to data security, record retention and privacy, we stay current on the legal and business IT issues to deliver the most appropriate solutions for your unique needs.

To address all of your IT-related legal concerns, we work closely with in-house practitioners in our other related areas of service. You can rely on our individual and collective experience to provide proactive, relevant and timely advice concerning your business and market realities.

Our Clients

We provide advice and assistance to a broad range of clients, including entrepreneurs and start-ups, established businesses and multinational corporations, governments, and organizations operating in the broader public sector. We act for both customers and providers, which allows us to understand the key issues and deliver win-win transactions for all parties.

Our Expertise

  •  - IT, business process and transformational outsourcing transactions
    • Entertainment & media - including video gaming, online entertainment and online gambling
    • e-Commerce ventures
    • Large system implementations
    • Procurement (development, implementation and disputes)
    • Privacy and data security issues
    • Corporate policy development and implementation (particularly privacy, security and record retention)
    • Licensing and development specialized issues
    • Development and licensing issues regarding both mature and emerging development methodologies (e.g. open source and agile)
    • Consumer protection issues
    • Anti-spam and Do-Not-Call issues
    • Intellectual property portfolio development and management

Primary Contacts

+1 416 868 3490
+1 604 631 4753
+1 613 696 6873
+1 418 640 2073