November 26, 2001


Barry's presentation is now online and can be found here



Barry B. Sookman is a partner with McCarthy Tétrault and head of its Internet and Electronic Commerce Group in Toronto. He is one of Canada's foremost authorities in the area of Information Technology Law and is the author of the three volume text entitled Sookman: Computer Law: Acquiring and Protecting Information Technology (1989-1999) and the four volume text Sookman: Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law. He also lectures and writes extensively on legal issues related to computer, electronic commerce and Internet law.

Mr. Sookman is a member of the Joint Copyright Committee of the Canadian Bar Association and Patent Trademark Institute of Canada (PTIC). Mr. Sookman is a past chairman of the Canadian Bar Association - Computer and Computer-Related Technology section. He is a member of the Association Litteraire et Artistique Internationale and the Computer Law Association. Mr. Sookman is a Director of the Canadian IT Law Association. He is also a member of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Centre for Innovation's Advisory Board.