Mark Hayes practiced for 25 years with one of Canada’s largest full-service law
firms before creating an IP and technology boutique law firm, Hayes eLaw LLP, in April 2009.
Mark is one of Canada's best known technology, copyright and privacy lawyers. His practice focuses on commercial and litigation matters relating to intellectual property and copyright law, entertainment and media, gaming information technology and Internet, privacy and access to information. Mark has extensive experience with regulatory matters and Canadian federal tribunals, including the Copyright Board of Canada. Mark’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to individual website operators, and include a number of industry associations.
Mark has for several years provided pro bono legal services to Child Find Manitoba, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and www.cybertip.ca, the
Canadian child pornography tip line.
Mark’s wide range of experience allows him to provide expert advice on a cost-effective basis. See the recommendations Mark has received
from clients and colleagues on his LinkedIn page.
Mark has written and lectured in Canada and abroad on issues relating to privacy, copyright, entertainment law, technology and the Internet. He is the author of "Privacy Law in Canada," a chapter of the U.S. publication "Proskauer on Privacy", and a co-author of The Cyberspace is Not
a "No Law Land," the landmark 1997 study commissioned by Industry Canada on liability on the Internet.