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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 has provided pro bono legal services to the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.

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.

Adam Jacobs