Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • BA, Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University
  • Community Mediator, St. Stephens Community House
  • Post Graduate Honours Certificate, Corporate Communications, Centennial College
  • Web Development Certificate, Ryerson University

Jennifer Davidson is an associate of the firm. She practises technology law and intellectual property law.

Practice Areas

Jennifer Davidson practices technology law and intellectual property law at Deeth Williams Wall LLP, advising clients on the various stages of commercializing innovations including outsourcing transactions, licensing, privacy and regulatory considerations, particularly with respect to emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, for both private and public sector clients. Jennifer also advises clients on a range of cyber-security preparatory and response measures.

Jennifer advises clients on intellectual property protection, and represents clients in IP disputes and litigation, with emphasis on issues involving copyright.

Jennifer is the current Chair of the executive of the Ontario Bar Association IT & IP Law Section, board member and executive member of the Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH), co-chair of the Women in Technology committee at CAN-TECH,  and a board member of the Toronto Council for Technion University.

Jennifer is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and recipient of the Dean's Gold Key, the IP and Technology Law prize and the Anita Sulley Award. Jennifer continues to maintain close ties with Osgoode Hall Law School, serving as a coach to the school’s competitive international IP mooting program.

Prior to law school, Jennifer worked in the technology sector, developing customized solutions and applications to improve productivity and client activation. Jennifer holds advanced certifications in both public relations and web development.

Jennifer is a frequent speaker and writer on technology and intellectual property law.

Jennifer joined DWW as a summer student in 2014 and completed her articles with the firm in 2017.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Dean's Gold Key, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • IP & Technology Law Prize, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Anita Sulley Award, Osgoode Hall Law School

Professional Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), IP & IT Law Section, Chair
  • Canadian Technology Law Association (Can-Tech), Board of Directors, Secretary of the Executive
  • Canadian Technology Law Association (Can-Tech), Co-Chair, Women in Technology Committee
  • Technion University Foundation, Toronto Council Board Member
  • Women's Law Association of Ontario (WLAO), Member
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member
  • Canadian Internet Registration Authority, Member
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group (TCLG), Member
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG), Member
  • Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA), Member

Events

October 6, 2020

Richard Austin and Jennifer R Davidson will deliver an update on Privacy and Cyber Security for Regulated Professional Bodies in the COVID-19 Environment on October 6, 2020 at the INFONEX Conference on Professional Regulation and Discipline.

For more information or to register, click here: https://infonex.com/1358/agenda/

May 21, 2020

Deeth Williams Wall associate Jennifer Davidson has joined the program faculty of the Osgoode Professional Development Certificate Program entitled Negotiating and Drafting IT Agreements.

Osgoode’s Certificate in Negotiating & Drafting IT Agreements is an innovate course offering a deep dive into the essential aspects of structuring, negotiating and drafting IT agreements. 

More information on the program can be found here:

May 5, 2020

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