ITechLaw 2011 European Conference
Oslo, Norway • Grand Hotel Oslo • 20-21 October 2011
Partner, Goodmans LLP; Toronto, Canada
Peter Ruby has a national and international practice focused on business and information technology dispute resolution, including software, telecommunications, film, radio, television, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, ecommerce and Internet litigation, arbitration, mediation and advice. He leads his firm's IT practice group, and he is recognized as a leading IT litigator in Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in Canada. His clients have included Oracle, SAP, Google, Software AG, Navantis, the Open Internet Coalition, Universal Studios, CBS Television, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, Primus Telecommunications Canada, Bell Media, and Postmedia.
With respect to privacy, Mr. Ruby has successfully litigated business-related privacy cases that have been brought before the courts, and he has considerable experience assisting clients in dealing with privacy breach incidents. He also assists organizations to draft privacy and data retention policies, deal with privacy inquiries and investigations by privacy commissioners, and negotiate privacy-related agreements.
He acted as a law clerk to the Federal Court of Canada, taught at Osgoode Hall Law School, and is a Professor of Law (adj.) at the University of Toronto, teaching Telecommunications and Internet Law.