Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • B.Sc., Microbiology, University of Manitoba

Olalekan (Wole) Akinremi is an associate of the firm.  He practises information technology law.

Practice Areas

Wole’s practice covers a variety of information technology matters, including advising clients on software implementation, software development, SaaS, and licensing agreements.

In his previous roles, Wole worked in-house as legal counsel for two Fortune 500 insurance companies.  Most recently, Wole was legal counsel at a big four professional services firm, where he was responsible for drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts, with an emphasis on technology-related agreements. Wole articled at a boutique intellectual property firm, where he was heavily involved in drafting patent and trademark applications.

Wole attended Osgoode Hall Law School on an entrance scholarship.  During his legal studies, Wole was actively involved in intellectual property law. He volunteered at the Canadian Standards Association as a trademark registration researcher, and was also a research assistant analyzing the impacts of The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement).  Wole obtained his Bachelor of Science (with distinction) in Microbiology with Minors in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Manitoba.

Wole joined DWW as an associate in 2021.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Osgoode Centennial Entrance Scholarship for the Prairie Provinces

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Canadian Technology Law Association
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group