• 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 information technology, privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property law.

Practice Areas

Jennifer Davidson practices technology law and intellectual property law at Deeth Williams Wall LLP, advising clients on protecting and commercializing innovations;  intellectual property protection, licensing and disputes; drafting and negotiating complex technology transactions; privacy and data protection; and cybersecurity. 

Jennifer is the Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s IT & IP Law Section, Vice President of the Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH), Co-Chair of the Women in Technology committee @CAN-TECH, and member of the advisory board of an internationally recognized science and technology 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 becoming a lawyer, Jennifer worked in the technology sector, developing customized solutions and applications to small and medium sized enterprises. 

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

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


  • 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

  • Chair, IP & IT Law Section, Ontario Bar Association
  • Vice President and Board of Directors, Canadian Technology Law Association (Can-Tech)
  • Co-Chair, Women in Technology, Canadian Technology Law Association (Can-Tech)
  • Member of Council, Technion University Foundation of Canada
  • Member of Council, Ontario Bar Association
  • Women's Law Association of Ontario (Member)
  • Canadian Bar Association (Member)
  • Canadian Internet Registration Authority (Member)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (Member)
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group (Member)
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group (Member)
  • Toronto Lawyers Association (Member)


December 2, 2020

Jennifer R. Davidson to co-chair the Ontario Bar Association's 2020 program: The "Next Normal" : Emerging Technologies for Today's Challenges on December 2, 2020 from 12:00 pm - 2:00pm (ET)

The program discusses the world transformation towards long term solutions to the pandemic environment and how new technologies play a role in our safety and health.

November 18, 2020

Richard Austin and Jennifer Davidson will speak on Cyber Challenges Presented by Remote Employees at the Legal Issues in Privacy & Cyber Security Infonex Conference on November 18, 2020.

Program description: 

Criminals are using the current COVID-19 crisis to ramp up their game and take advantage of vulnerabilities. Regardless of industry, every organization is at a higher risk of cyberattack.

November 13, 2020

Jennifer Davidson will be speaking at the International TecXposition Conference on Friday, November 13, 2020. She will be presenting on intellectual property for startups and discussing key considerations for global expansion of tech businesses. 

For more information or to register: https://tecxposition.com/speakers/jennifer-r-davidson/