Dr Teresa Scassa

Canada Research Chair in Information Law, Full Professor, University of Ottawa

Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is the author or co-author of several books, including Canadian Trademark Law (2d edition, LexisNexis 2015), and Electronic Commerce and Internet Law in Canada, (CCH Canadian Ltd. 2012) (winner of the 2013 Walter Owen Book Prize). She is a past member of the External Advisory Committee of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and of the Canadian Government Advisory Committee on Open Government. She is a member of the GEOTHINK research partnership, and has written widely in the areas of intellectual property law, law and technology, and privacy.

My Sessions

Law and Digital Rights: Citizens and their Data

Room 112 Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa

Does full digital citizenship also mean full data sovereignty, that is, unimpeachable personal control over our information and data? This session will explore ways citizens can be empowered through greater control of their data. Among the questions that will be explored: Should Canadians have stronger data protections and greater control over data collected about us? […]

Privacy & Digital Rights

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This Canada 150: Conneted Canada conference was supported by a Canada 150 Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada


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