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Bruce  Tattrie

Bruce Tattrie *

Counsel Fasken
“We are at the beginning of the digital revolution. Emerging technologies have created a world of opportunities, but an organization’s only true sustainable advantage is its ability to recognize and address continuous, fundamental change.”
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1979
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Law Corporation

Bruce Tattrie is a leading information technology lawyer in Vancouver.  Bruce’s corporate/commercial practice focuses on IT transactions, other commercial transactions involving technology and technology companies, and privacy. 

As one of Vancouver’s most recognized IT lawyers, Bruce works closely with clients on technology-related transactions such as SAAS and similar agreements, outsourcing, licensing, distribution, technology transfer, strategic alliances, and ecommerce.  Bruce also provides advice on privacy legislation.

In addition to his focus on IT, Bruce has extensive experience providing commercial and transactional advice to clients in the banking, transportation, wireless and health care industries, and extensive experience representing clients on transactions involving telecommunications infrastructure and capacity, the acquisition, construction and disposition of fiber optic networks, grants of irrevocable rights of use and capacity, and the acquisition of underlying rights for telecommunications networks.

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  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BSc (Hons), Mathematics University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Former Director, Wavefront Wireless Innovation Society of British Columbia
  • Former Director, DigiBC, the Digital Media + Wireless Association of BC
  • Former Director, Canadian IT Law Association (IT-Can)
  • Former Director, WINBC Wireless Innovation Society of British Columbia
  • Former Director and Chair, Junior Achievement of British Columbia
  • Former Coach, Kerrisdale Soccer Association

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian IT Law Association (IT-Can)
  • ITechLaw
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – Ready or Not, Here it Comes Information Technology and Privacy and Information Protection Groups Seminar location location Vancouver
Legal Issues for Wireless Social Networking Apps & Services Wavefront location location Vancouver
Governance of Complex Outsourcing Centre for Outsourcing Research and Excellence (CORE) location location Vancouver


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