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Martin  Twigg

Martin Twigg

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2014
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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Martin Twigg is a business lawyer practicing in the areas of technology, privacy and information protection.

A member of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group, Martin regularly advises clients with respect to compliance with federal and provincial privacy laws. He assists clients with developing and implementing privacy policies and procedures, drafting and negotiating agreements that involve the handling of personal information, and preventing and responding to privacy breaches and cyber-security incidents. He also acts for clients with respect to access to information requests and inquiries before the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Also a member of the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice Group, Martin assists clients with the negotiation and drafting of agreements relating to the commercialization of technology and related services, including software and technology licensing agreements, master services agreements, software development agreements, maintenance and support agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and terms of use. He also advises clients in relation to various other technology and internet related legal matters, including compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Law.

Prior to being called to the bar, Martin served as a law clerk to six judges of the British Columbia Supreme Court.

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Education

  • Certificate, Osgoode Certificate in Intellectual Property Licensing York University
  • Course, Understanding Patents, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada McGill University
  • Course, Understanding Trademarks, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada McGill University
  • JD Dalhousie University
  • BA University of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
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