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Managing Key Risks in AI Licensing Deals

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lexpert Your client has finally decided it’s time to acquire an AI-based product or service for their business and has asked you to review the AI vendor’s sta...
Jul 25, 2023
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Evolving Law Of Trade-Dress In A Digital World

Roland Hung In an increasingly crowded market, businesses are investing heavily into unique customer experiences to boost brand identity and loyalty. As expected,...
Jul 21, 2023

Regulating Generative Artificial Intelligence: Balancing Innovation and Risks*

Roland Hung In a matter of months, generative artificial intelligence (“AI”) has been adopted ravenously by the public, thanks to programs like ChatGPT. The incre...
Jun 20, 2023

Regulatory Issues in Artificial Intelligence

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Jun 12, 2023

Negotiating Contracts for ‘as-a-Service’ Offerings

Lisa R. Lifshitz ITechLaw Association Toronto ’23 World Technology Law Conference
May 25, 2023
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Online Streaming Act Receives Royal Assent Triggering Regulation of Online Streaming Services under Canada’s Broadcasting Regulatory System

Cameron McMaster On April 27, 2023, Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts (the “Online Streami...
May 19, 2023
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Legislative Update: Respective Standing Committees Commence Review of Proposed Bills Related to Artificial Intelligence, Privacy and Cybersecurity

Cameron McMaster Over the last 30 days, federal privacy reform and new cybersecurity legislation for federally regulated entities reached significant milestones in the...
Apr 28, 2023
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AI Technology and Privacy: Canadian Privacy Commissioner Launches Investigation into ChatGPT

Roland Hung On April 4, 2023, Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, Philippe Dufresne, launched an investigation into OpenAI after having received a complaint alleging t...
Apr 24, 2023

Canadian Privacy Law Review: Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches

Roland Hung Canadian Privacy Law Review Roland Hung's recent article titled, "Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches" was featured in the April issue of the Canadian Privacy Law R...
Mar 27, 2023

Seven Tips for Better Technology Services Agreements

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lexpert In a perfect world, all technology vendors would present their clients with balanced legal agreements that perfectly represent the commercial deal bet...
Mar 13, 2023
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New Mandatory Breach Requirements in British Columbia’s Public Sector

Roland Hung On November 25, 2021, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act, 2021 (“Bill 22”) was given Royal Assent. Bill 22 attempts to mod...
Mar 7, 2023
Feb 21, 2023
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Charities and Not-for-Profits: Obligations for Compliance with Privacy Legislation

Roland Hung We often get asked by charities and not-for-profits whether they need to comply with the various privacy laws in Canada. Because charities and not-for...
Feb 16, 2023
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Preparing for and Responding to Security Breaches

Roland Hung T-Mobile recently discovered that it suffered a massive security breach in or around mid-January 2023. The result of the breach was that the personal ...
Feb 10, 2023
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A Year in Review 2022 - Top Five Privacy Developments in Canada

Roland Hung It has been an eventful year for privacy law in Canada. In 2022, the Canadian privacy landscape saw significant changes, as stakeholders at all levels...
Dec 14, 2022
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“The Most Egregious of Circumstances” – The Federal Court Confirms the High Bar for Privacy Law Damages in Al-Husseini v. Altaif Inc.

Roland Hung The Federal Court’s recent decision in Al-Husseini v. Altaif Inc., 2022 FC 1497, adds to a growing number of cases that address the high bar for award...
Dec 7, 2022

Canada’s First AI Act Proposed

Lisa R. Lifshitz ABA Business Law Today On June 16, 2022, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry (“Minister”) tabled the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (the “AI Act”), C...
Jul 13, 2022
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Cybersecurity in M&A Transactions

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Roland Hung It’s no secret that the world is becoming increasingly data-driven, and the business world is no exception. The ability of a business to effectively s...
Jul 7, 2022
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No Coffee Breaks from Privacy Compliance - A Cautionary Tale for App Developers

Roland Hung In an effort to engage with customers on a deeper level, companies are increasingly investing time and resources into developing and improving their m...
Jul 4, 2022
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