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Liability and Autonomous Cars

Liability and Autonomous Cars

  • September 16, 2020
  • Caroline Szczuka

While self-driving cars are an exciting advancement from a technological viewpoint, they raise questions around claim eligibility in the event of a car accident. There should also be clarity around who is accountable for vehicle failure, whether insurance companies can access the vehicle’s on-board technology to determine liability, and how costs will be shared in the event that software failure and human error both contributed to the crash.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Best Practices in the Time of COVID-19

  • June 16, 2020
  • Isi Caulder, Bereskin & Parr LLP

The global impact of COVID is spurring efforts to find solutions and innovative Canadian technology companies need to take stock of their intellectual property (IP), be aware of common pitfalls and take steps to proactively adopt some key best practices to survive and thrive.

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Focusing the Lens on Video Conferencing Platforms: Privacy and Cybersecurity Considerations for Legal Practice

  • May 04, 2020
  • Jennifer Davidson and Alessia Monastero, Deeth Williams Wall LLP

Though the move to video conferencing may be essential to practicing law in the time of COVID-19, careful consideration should be paid to ensuring that ethical, professional, privacy and cybersecurity obligations have been met to protect clients.

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Program Recap: Diversity and Inclusion in the Courtroom

  • April 28, 2020
  • Janet N. Chong, Legal Counsel at SOCAN

A summary of the OBA’s recent session “Diversity and Inclusion in the Courtroom” – with perspectives from Madam Prothonotary Angela Furlanetto (Federal Court of Canada), The Honourable Russell Juriansz (Court of Appeal for Ontario) and The Honourable Sandra Nishikawa (Superior Court of Justice of Ontario).

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