Christopher Ferguson’s practice is focused on technology, privacy, intellectual property, and regulatory matters.
Chris regularly advises on IT and technology matters, including negotiating and drafting services, outsourcing, and license agreements, along with legal and regulatory developments in the technology sector.
Chris has advised on key strategic partnerships. He has advised and negotiated services and cloud agreements for essential systems and mission critical outsourcing arrangements. He has advised on privacy, data protection, the Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL), consumer protection, and communications law.
Chris has advised on legal compliance and on advocacy before regulators and policy makers. This has included representation on matters relating to intellectual property, CASL, and communications law, and dealings with regulators, administrative boards, public servants, ministerial staff, and participation in proceedings before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the Copyright Board of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Chris draws on his substantial in-house experience. Prior to joining the firm, Chris was in-house at a media and technology company, where he worked with executive and business stakeholders to consistently deliver results.