David Canton


David Canton is a business lawyer and trade-mark agent with a practice focusing on technology issues and technology companies.

David advises on social media law, anti-spam law, information technology and e-business matters such as software licenses, outsourcing agreements, consulting agreements, intellectual property, technology transfer, privacy, internet, web site and e-business issues - both for those creating and for those using technology.

Prior to joining Harrison Pensa, he was Senior Corporate Counsel for a major financial institution where he focused on information technology law.

David is the co-author of Legal Landmines in e-Commerce, McGraw-Hill, 2002 and writes a regular column entitled “Techwatch” in the London Free Press which also appears in the Canoe Technology section. David also authors his own blog at www.canton.elegal.ca and is a regular contributor to the Slaw.ca blog.

See all of David's locations on the net at davidcanton.tel

David was included in The Lawyer’s Weekly list of 24 of “Canada’s top legal social media influencers" and in October 2013, was selected for inclusion in the Who's Who Legal Top IT Lawyers. He is also a past director of the Chamber of Commerce.  

Bachelor of Laws, Computer Science Major, University of Western Ontario

Assistant: Leslie Murray

Intellectual Property and Technology; Social Media Law; Business and Financial Services

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