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What legal agreements should be signed before giving a project to a software developer?

You had a brilliant idea, set up your company, and now it’s finally time to make your dreams a reality and bring your product to life! When hiring a developer to help build your softwa...

Four Things I Love about SAAS Apps

As I start to pack my bag for the SAAS North conference in Ottawa, here are four reasons that I choose SAAS (software as a service) applications (apps) over traditional services! Here are some of t...

It’s Not a Love Story: Taylor, Kanye and Privacy Concerns with Snapchat

  Thanks to social media, it is not difficult to achieve your claim to fame. However, it also is not difficult to receive unwanted attention or fame. Social media platforms, such as I...

Are the Robots Taking Over? Legal Research in the Future

Who ever thought we would live to see robots being hired as lawyers! The time has come, and one robot in particular has arrived to fulfill your legal needs. ‘His’ name is Ross. Not Ross Geller. Ju...

Cloud tools for businesses and law firms – Part 1: Five Reasons Lawyers Need Cloud Computing

When I think of the cloud, I think of a marshmallow-like floating bubble of air. When someone mentions the ‘cloud’ today, more often than not, they’re talking about a completely differ...

Balancing Privacy and Law Enforcement: Apple vs. FBI

Every system of government must balance individual privacy and rights, against state control. Where the lines are drawn determines what type of society we live in. One the one hand, the more we protec...

The Panama Papers – What's Tech Got to Do With It?

A few weeks ago we witnessed the biggest leak of data to date. The Panama Papers, a leak by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) of copies of over 11.5 million legal and...

The New Age Articling Student – Using Legal Technology to Learn and Draft More Efficiently

“How has legal technology affected you?” This is the third perspective in a three part series.   A few days into my articling term I received my first contract to draft - a commercial l...

Started from The Bottom: An Articling Student’s Legal Drafting Experience using a Document Comparison Tool

“How has legal technology affected you?” This is the second perspective in a three part series.   In law school, my contract law course taught me all about the basic requirements that m...

1982 – Legal Technology Compared to Document Drafting with Typewriters… Memories of a Techno-dino…

“How has legal technology affected you?” This is the first perspective in a three part series. 1982 - some of you were not born yet in the year I began my legal career as an Assistant Professor...

Protection of Confidential Information

I am often asked to either draft or review non-disclosure agreements. Within a standard agreement I will typically come across or include a clause on the standard of care required for safeguarding con...

Spam Messages and What You can do to Stop Them

Do you ever get annoying emails from companies you’ve never heard of? Or continuous emails from a company you once agreed to receive an email from years ago? Be aware that you have a right to ha...

CASL Part II: B2B Messages and the Concept of Consent

Is my message spam? Are you trying to use the web to reach out to as many people as you can to build your business? - Not so fast! Canada’s new anti-spam legislation (“CASL”), which came into...

Fundraising: Finding and Managing “Retail” and “Accredited” Investors

I performed some searches yesterday to identify recent publicly-listed technology companies via TMX Money and I found that technology companies and biotechnology companies are starting to take a major...

Data Security is Essential for Company Credibility

This month Home Depot announced that it was hacked and that 56 million credit-card accounts were compromised, and that around 53 million customer email addresses were stolen as well.  This Wall Stree...

Legal Tips and Tricks: Website Terms of Use and Consumer Protection Law

When designing a website terms of use, lawyers, software developers or company marketing folks will often review the terms of use of their competitors and “borrow” the terms they like to design th...
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