Adam is an intellectual property,
technology and privacy lawyer. His practice includes
copyright, trademark and technology litigation before the
Ontario and Federal Courts, tariff-setting proceedings before
the Copyright Board of Canada, and access to information law.
He also advises clients on a variety of IP, technology and
media issues, including compliance with Canadian and
provincial privacy legislation, technology licensing,
entertainment contracts, and marketing strategies.
Adam articled with the firm, after which he clerked for the
Honourable Justice James O’Reilly of the Federal Court. At the
Court, Adam provided assistance in intellectual property and
privacy proceedings, including on matters relating to
copyright tariffs, as well as on applications for judicial
review from decisions of various federal boards and tribunals.
Adam holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Western University
(2013) with a concentration in Intellectual Property,
Information, and Technology. During his legal studies, Adam
completed a semester exchange at Southwestern Law School in
Los Angeles, California. He also holds an Honours Bachelor of
Arts (B.A.) in Media, Information and TechnoCulture from
Western University (2009).
While attending Western Law, Adam was awarded the 2012
McCarthy Tétrault Award for the student with the highest
standing in second year of the J.D. program. He was also
awarded the 2012 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Award for
the student with the highest standing in Corporate Law, and
was nominated to the 2012 Dean’s Honor List. While at
Southwestern Law School, Adam was awarded the CALI Excellence
for the Future Award in Copyright Law for the student
achieving the highest standing in Copyright Law.
Adam was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.