Jeffrey Vicq, LL.B.
of the Bars of Saskatchewan and British Columbia
Candidate, Master of Laws (with Concentration in Law and Technology), University of Ottawa
Currently, Jeffrey is enrolled as a graduate student at the University
of Ottawa, where he is a candidate in the Master of Laws (Law and
Technology Concentration) program.
Prior to commencing these
studies, Jeffrey practiced law for over six years with large law firms
in both British Columbia and Saskatchewan. He has
experience in various matters relating to intellectual property
including copyright, trade-marks, trade secrets and the licensing of
all types of intellectual property rights. Jeffrey is a
registered trade-mark agent with the Canadian Intellectual Property
Additionally, Jeffrey frequently
assisted his clients with a variety of both information technology and
general corporate commercial issues—from negotiating and preparing
software development, licensing, distribution, outsourcing, and
hardware purchase contracts—to incorporating and organizing new
companies, and assisting with both intellectual property-related and
privacy-related aspects of mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations.
With respect to privacy law issues, Jeffrey was a member of a committee
that advised the BC Government on its private sector privacy
legislation, and has written and spoken extensively on both the Personal Information Protection Act (British Columbia) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada).
Finally, Jeffrey has explored issues related to law, scientific
research and public policy in his capacity as legal advisor to a
national ethics review board scrutinizing clinical research performed
on human subjects.
Jeffrey is interested in the philosophical, legal and technological
aspects of privacy and intellectual property rights and regulation.
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