Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • BA, Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University
  • Community Mediator, St. Stephens Community House

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 Schooland was a top finalist on the international IP mooting circuit. Jennifer continues to maintain close ties with Osgoode Hall Law School, serving as a coach to the school’s international competitive international IP mooting program.

Prior to law school, Jennifer worked in the tech industry developing customized business solutions and online strategies to leverage branding and increase 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
  • Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA), Member
  • Canadian Internet Registration Authority, Member

Events

May 16, 2019

Data breaches are a constant threat in today’s digital world. The question is when, not if, your client is targeted. An organization’s true measure of resiliency from a cybersecurity attack is an effective response that limits unexpected variables. You have a crucial role to play in preparations.

October 30, 2018

Jennifer Davidson will be moderating a panel on Women in Technology at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual Conference in Montreal on October 30th, 2018.

The conference brochure is available here.

October 29, 2018

Richard Austin will be participating in a panel on “Intermediary Accountability in the Digital Age” at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual Conference in Montreal on October 29th, 2018.