Christine is co-Practice Group Leader of the Information Technology Group. Her practice focuses on commercial transactions involving information technology and intellectual property. Christine has extensive experience in all aspects of information technology law, including outsourcing, systems and software acquisitions, systems and software development, licensing, various ASP and SAAS arrangements, complex services agreements and distribution/reseller agreements. Christine's work also includes technology-based joint ventures and strategic alliances, teaming arrangements and patent and other technology licensing in a broad range of industries, including telecommunications, financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical and defence. She also assists clients with various trademark and branding matters. Christine has significant experience in the payments space and has led large payment network deals on behalf of issuers. Christine is a member of IT.CAN (Canadian IT Law Association), the ITechLaw Association and the Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada and The Legal 500 Canada.