Scarce resources drive in-house counsel to do more with less. Technological innovations assist in maximizing legal operation management, which includes efficient knowledge management.
Setting her sights on Toronto’s Quayside plan to convert 12 acres of former industrial and docking land into a community that is connected from the ground up, Ann Cavoukian envisions a “smart city of privacy, not a smart city of surveillance.”
Catherine Lacavera says she wanted a career from a young age that would encapsulate her passions for business, technology and law.
No matter how skilled or experienced an IP lawyer is, protecting a company’s IP portfolio is not a job that can be done independently.
The federal government is cautiously wading in. Enticed by the promise of blockchain to simplify the management of trusted information in a secure fashion, the Canada Border Services Agency and the Port of Montreal, the country’s second-biggest port, are now testing a blockchain-enabled digital solution to see if it will streamline freight shipping.
The Government of Canada is calling on the Competition Bureau to address the “unprecedented challenges” arising from digital technology, including scrutinizing the potentially anti-competitive nature of Big Data while maintaining the innovation that advancements in the tech sector provide the economy.