- Information Technology
- Intellectual Property
- Privacy and Access to Information
- Business and Corporate Commercial
- Health Informatics
- Financial Services Sectors
- Credit Unions and Cooperatives
|Law School||University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1986; University of California, Berkeley, LL.M., 1990|
|Admitted||1987, British Columbia|
•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.
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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CRTC Issues $1.1 Million Penalty for CASL Violation
Bradley J. Freedman, March 24, 2015
On March 5, 2015, the Canadian Radio-television and Tele-communications Commission (“CRTC”) issued the first Notice of Violation under Canada’s anti-spam law (commonly known as “CASL”). The Notice, which imposes a $1.1 million administrative penalty, was issued to...
Cyber-Risk Management Guidance From Financial Institution Regulators
Bradley J. Freedman, March 24, 2015
Cyber-risk management is an increasingly important challenge for organizations of all kinds. 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. Financial industry...
Cyberbullying/Distribution Of Intimate Images
Bradley J. Freedman, March 13, 2015
Cyberbullying and other forms of harassment are an all too common part of online life. In October 2014, Pew Research Center reported that forty percent of adult Internet users have personally experienced online harassment, ranging from name-calling and embarrassment to physical threats, stalking...
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