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 Informatics
  • Health Law
  • 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
•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, 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 2015 edition (and since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law).
•Recognized in the 2014 and 2013 editions of The Canadian Legal LexpertDirectory (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 Distinguished4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.


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U.S. Department of Justice Issues Guidance for Cyber Incident Planning and Response
Bradley J. Freedman, May 15, 2015
In April 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued guidance to assist organizations to prepare for and respond to cyber incidents. The guidance discusses the important steps that an organization should take before, during and after a cyber incident. The guidance is intended...

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Issues Guidance for Privacy Law and CASL Compliance
Bradley J. Freedman, May 12, 2015
On April 27, 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued a guidance document entitled “Anti-spam law’s changes to Canadian federal privacy law: A guide for businesses doing e-marketing” and a related “Helpful Tips” summary document. The Guide explains...

Cyber-Risk Management - Guidance for Corporate Directors
Bradley J. Freedman, April 28, 2015
Cyber-risk management is an increasingly important challenge for corporate directors. Many commentators have said that there are only two types of organizations - those that have been hacked and know it, and those that have been hacked and don’t know it yet. Corporate directors have a legal...

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Bradley J. Freedman

200 Burrard Street
VancouverBC V7X 1T2

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