Bradley J. Freedman: Lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Bradley J. Freedman

Vancouver,  BC  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Privacy and Access to Information
  • Business and Corporate Commercial
  • Health
  • Health Informatics
  • Financial Services Sectors
  • Credit Unions and Cooperatives
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


Executive Summary

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.

Publications & Presentations

Bradley is a frequent blogger on the The Law of Privacy in Canada Blog. This Blog is intended to be of value to those interested in matters relating to current privacy issues, including breach reporting, anti-spam and class action issues.
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•Author/Editor, Consolidated Electronic Commerce Statutes and Regulations with Related Materials, Thomson Carswell, 2013.

•Author, Domain-Name Disputes chapter, Consolidated Intellectual Property Statutes and Regulations with Related Materials, Thomson Carswell, 2014.

•Author, Internet Law chapter, Annual Review of Law & Practice, 2013.

•Advisory Board member and frequent contributor, Butterworth's Internet and E-Commerce Law in Canada.

Rankings & Recognitions

•Recognized by the 2014 Lexology Client Choice Awards as the exclusive winner in Information Technology in British Columbia.

•Recognized in the 2014 and previous editions of Benchmark Canada as a local litigation star, and the 2014 edition as Litigation Star, Canada, Intellectual Property.

•Recognized in the 2014 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 2014 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law).

•Recognized in the 2013 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Computer and IT Law, 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.


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Canada’s Anti-Spam Law - Additional Regulatory Guidance
Bradley Freedman, May 14, 2014
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has issued a Frequently Asked Questions guidance document regarding compliance with Canada’s anti-spam law (commonly known as “CASL”). The FAQ explains how organizations can comply with CASL’s rules for...

Canada’s New Anti-Spam and Online Fraud Act - Some Frequently Asked Questions
Sepideh Alavi,Bradley Freedman, April 23, 2014
Commencing July 1, 2014, Canada’s anti-spam and online fraud act (commonly known as “CASL”) will create a comprehensive regime of offences, enforcement mechanisms and potentially severe penalties, all designed to prohibit unsolicited or misleading commercial electronic messages...

A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Source Code Escrow Arrangements
Bradley Freedman, October 29, 2013
Software license agreements often include a source code escrow arrangement that allows the customer to access and use source code for the licensed software if specific events occur. If a customer requires the self-help remedy that source code can provide, then the customer should request and...

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Bradley J. Freedman

200 Burrard Street
VancouverBC V7X 1T2

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