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Lisa R. Lifshitz

Torkin Manes LLP

Head of Torkin Manes’ Technology, Privacy and Data Management Group and partner in the Business Law Group. Expertise in preparing and negotiating technology licences and agreements, including software licence, cloud computing and Internet/e-commerce/m-commerce-related contracts. Advises on compliance with federal private sector privacy legislation and data management issues. Provides export control, open source and advertising/marketing advice on cross-border deals. Considerable experience helping non-Canadian companies, especially American entities, create appropriate legal agreements for their entry into the Canadian marketplace. Advises pharmaceutical companies on product licensing and has negotiated supply, promotion and clinical trial agreements. Past President and Director, Canadian IT Association; Technology Chair, ABA – Business Law Section. Author, Canadian Lawyer’s IT Girl column; Editorial Board Member, ABA’s Business Law Today and SciTech Lawyer. Ranked as a recommended lawyer in Computer & IT Law in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2005. Recommended for information technology in Chambers Global; as a leading Internet & e-commerce lawyer in Who's Who Legal: Canada; and in IAM Licensing 250 as one of Canada's leading patent and technology lawyers.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (ON)
151 Yonge St, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 775-8821
Fax: (877) 689-3891
E-mail: llifshitz@torkinmanes.com

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