Barry Sookman

Barry Sookman

Barry is one of Canada’s foremost authorities in intellectual property, information technology, Internet and digital copyright issues including issues associated with artificial intelligence. Barry Sookman has argued precedent-setting cases at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada where he has appeared 10 times. Barry is the author of numerous books, and has extensive experience in governance issues associated with digital technologies including AI. Barry is on the AI Ethics Advisory Board for the Digital Supercluster and is on the Connected Minds Advisory Board. He is also on the Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) advisory board. Prior to the that he was on the CIGI Advisory Board. Barry is consistently identified as one of Canada’s top intellectual property and information technology lawyers and thought leaders and is a leading Canadian blogger on copyright, Internet and information technology issues including artificial intelligence. He is also on trade association committees dealing with reform including Chamber of Commerce Innovation and digital committees, and TECHNATION.

Publications

Cryptoassets | 1mo

Chapter: Canada

This first edition of the Cryptoassets Law Over Borders Comparative Guide gives a practical overview of the law regulating cryptoassets in key jurisdictions around the world. It covers issues such as licensing and anti-money laundering requirements, the regulation of cryptoasset promotion, rules gov...

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