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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 Trademarks 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, Privacy Commissioners Issue Guidance for BYOD Programs, October 2015.
•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, 2015.
•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.

Rankings & Recognitions

•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 2016 and 2015 editions 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.


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Cybersecurity Guidance from Investment Industry Organization
Bradley J. Freedman, February 1, 2016
Cyber risk management is an increasingly important challenge for organizations of all kinds. The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the national self-regulatory organization that oversees investment dealers and their trading activity in Canadian markets, has published...

An Introduction to PCI DSS
Bradley J. Freedman, January 28, 2016
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ("PCI DSS") is a contractual standard for the protection of data regarding payment cards issued by the major card brands, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Organizations that accept payment card transactions or store, process...

CASL - Year In Review
Sepideh Alavi,Bradley J. Freedman, January 14, 2016
During 2015, government agencies responsible for the enforcement of Canada's anti-spam law (commonly known as "CASL") issued important guidance for the interpretation of CASL and took significant first steps to enforce CASL against Canadian businesses. The guidance and enforcement actions...

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Bradley J. Freedman

200 Burrard Street
VancouverBC V7X 1T2

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