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Practice Areas

  • Information Technology
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business and Corporate Commercial
  • Cybersecurity
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Law
  • Financial Services Sectors
  • Credit Unions and Cooperatives
Contact InfoTelephone: 604.640.4129
Fax: 604.622.5829
Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, LL.B., 1986; University of California, Berkeley, LL.M., 1990
Admitted1987, British Columbia

Professional Involvement

•Member, Board of Directors of King David High School
•Member, Information Technology Law Association of Canada (IT.Can); Director, 2002-06
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association


Bradley Freedman is Vancouver Regional Leader of our Technology Law Group, and a partner in our national Intellectual Property and Information Technology groups. Bradley focuses his practice on technology, intellectual property, the Internet, electronic commerce, and related matters, and is recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas of law by the foremost legal rankings publications. Bradley advises clients in negotiating, structuring and documenting transactions and business arrangements, and acts as counsel in litigation, arbitration and mediation. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Trade-marks Opposition Board, and international commercial arbitration tribunals.

Bradley is also a Domain-Name Dispute Arbitrator for both the World Intellectual Property Organization and the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre.


•Recognized by the 2014 Lexology Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in Information Technology in British Columbia.
•Recognized in the 2015 and previous editions of Benchmark Canada as a “local litigation star”, and the 2015 edition as “Litigation Star, Canada, Intellectual Property.”
•Recognized in the 2015 edition of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals (Enforcement and Litigation; Prosecution and Strategy).
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law).
•Recognized in the 2015, 2014 and 2013 editions of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Computer & IT Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Transactions).
•Recognized in the 2013 edition of the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.


•Author, Domain-Name Disputes chapter, Consolidated Intellectual Property Statutes and Regulations with Related Materials, Thomson Carswell, 2015.
•Author, Software License Agreements: A Practical Guide, October, 2014.
•Author/Editor, Consolidated Electronic Commerce Statutes and Regulations with Related Materials, Thomson Carswell, 2013.
•Author, Internet Law, chapter, Annual Review of Law & Practice, 2015.
•Advisory Board member and frequent contributor, Butterworth's Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada.


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Digital Privacy Act - New Requirement for Valid Consent to Use Personal Information
Bradley J. Freedman, July 3, 2015
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian government enacted the Digital Privacy Act, which makes a number of important changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. One of the most significant changes is a new, additional requirement for “valid consent” to the...

Regulatory Guidance For Safeguarding Personal Information
Bradley J. Freedman, June 26, 2015
On June 10, 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued Interpretation Bulletin - Safeguards to provide non-binding guidance for compliance with statutory obligations to safeguard personal information. The guidance provided by the Interpretation Bulletin is timely in light of the...

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Cybersecurity Guidance Update
Bradley J. Freedman, June 1, 2015
In April 2015, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued updated cybersecurity guidance for registered investment companies and registered investment advisers. The guidance emphasizes the importance of cybersecurity risk management, and identifies important...

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Bradley J. Freedman

200 Burrard Street
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