Barry Sookman is a Senior Partner at McCarthy Tétrault, in the firm’s Toronto Technology Law Group. Former leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Recognized as one of Canada’s foremost authorities in information technology, Internet and copyright law. Has argued numerous precedent-setting IP cases at all levels of courts including the Supreme Court of Canada. Author of numerous books, including the leading six-volume treatise Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law, Canadian and International Casebook, Copyright: Cases and Commentary on the Canadian and International Law, and Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions. Consistently identified by numerous publications as one of Canada’s top information technology and intellectual property lawyers. Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property at Osgoode Law School. You can follow his blog at .