Practice Profile

Information Technology

There’s a lot riding on your technology projects – whether it is a system upgrade, complete overhaul or major acquisition. Leading corporations throughout Canada and internationally choose the Cassels Brock Information Technology team of lawyers for closing sophisticated transactions and staying on the right side of complex regulations.

Our clients benefit from our expertise and experience including:

Cassels Brock counsels both public and private clients in all sectors of the economy who develop, distribute, use or acquire technology. These include financial service institutions, significant software vendors, major retailers, e-commerce companies, post-secondary educational institutions and hospitals.  Our services include:

Representative Work

Our strength is crafting commercial licensing, outsourcing, joint venture and other technology distribution agreements.  Examples of representative transactions in which we have been involved include:

In addition, our technology lawyers have drafted and negotiated the system acquisition documentation for digital diagnostic imaging systems for several Ontario hospitals, including the negotiation of a multi-hospital wide area network equipment lease and bandwidth supply agreement. The firm’s clients also often turn to our tech lawyers for advice about privacy issues, including compliance with proposed Ontario privacy legislation.