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Mark Bowman Toronto Lawyer

Mark Bowman, PEng

Associate Fasken
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Jurisdiction Ontario, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Mark Bowman’s corporate and commercial legal practice is focused in technology.  An experienced Software Engineer and Software Project Manager, Mark is also licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario.

Mark assists clients with information technology, consumer protection, privacy, and intellectual property-related legal matters, including with outsourcing, procurement, licensing, privacy, information security and e-commerce transactions.  Mark is experienced at drafting a variety of commercial agreements, including procurement documents, purchasing terms and conditions, software agreements, software source code licenses, e-commerce and website terms and conditions, reseller and white label agreements, and privacy agreements. He is also experienced in filing and responding to freedom of information requests.

Beyond his technology practice, Mark has also been involved in transactions including mergers and acquisitions, going-public transactions, and financings.
An entrepreneur, AI Founder, and avid coder, Mark remains an active and supportive member of Toronto’s start-up community. He is a founding member of the firm’s Innovation Team, and is involved in the firm’s Emerging Technology group, supporting start-ups, early stage companies, and entrepreneurs, and the firm’s blockchain, cryptocurrency and smart contract working group.
Representative Experience
  • Senior Advisor to Canada Health Infoway in implementing PrescribeIT
  • Neo Lithium completes qualifying transaction and concurrent US$18.7 million financings
  • Frankly completes qualifying transaction and concurrent US$26.2 million financing
  • Major insurance company completes first generation outsourcing of data centre, security, help desk and certain related IT functions to IBM Canada
Date Client


  • JD Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BSc, (Hons) Software Engineering, Management Option University of Ottawa
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