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, advising clients on the various stages of technological innovation including licensing, commercialization, privacy, cyber-security considerations and domain name disputes; particularly in the emerging technology sectors, including fin-tech, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

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

Jennifer is an active member of the IP/IT Bar and sits on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Technology Law Association (CanTech), is Co-Chair of the Women in Technology committee at CanTech, and Vice Chair of the Ontario Bar Association's IP & IT Section.

Jennifer is an alumna of Osgoode Hall Law School and was a top finalist on the international IP mooting circuit as a student. Additionally, Jennifer was the 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 international competitive 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 has advanced certifications in both public relations management and web development.

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

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

Events

November 21, 2019

Jennifer R Davidson will be co-chairing CAN-TECH’s Women in Technology’s event "Disrupting Bias — Overcoming Our Discomfort with Differences" with award-winning life coach and author Ritu Bhasin, in Toronto on November 21, 2019. The discussion takes an in-depth look at how we can build more diverse and inclusive environments within the tech sector.

October 28, 2019

Jennifer Davidson will be moderating the Microsoft Women in Tech Luncheon Panel on "Leaders in Tech: Building Dynamic Inclusive Cultures" at CAN-TECH's 23rd Annual Conference in Toronto on October 28th, 2019.

October 10, 2019

Jennifer Davidson will be speaking on "Selling Digital Change" at the 2019 Emerging Legal Technology Forum on October 10th at Arcadian Loft in Toronto. Program description below: