Tony Morris assists technology suppliers and users in structuring, negotiating and implementing technology-related corporate and commercial transactions, including business process and information technology outsourcing and service agreements, competitive ERP and other procurements, and the reworking of information technology relationships. Mr. Morris provides guidance on technology licensing and development, electronic commerce, cloud computing, privacy, product acquisition, reseller and distribution arrangements, collaborative relationships and other commercial transactions. He has also advised clients on intellectual property, intellectual capital management and commercialization, data management and related policy development. He is a registered trademark agent.
Mr. Morris has lectured regularly on various aspects of outsourcing, technology, privacy, data security and electronic commerce law, and has extensive experience in privacy law, having dealt with and lectured on Canada and Alberta’s privacy law legislative regimes. He has helped clients conduct privacy audits, develop privacy policies, address formal complaints and Privacy Commissioner investigations and inquiries, and respond to privacy security breach notification requirements in Alberta and federally, for private and public enterprises.
Tony holds many awards including the Thomson Reuters (formerly known as Acritas Stars) 2019-2021 designated as an "Independently Rated Lawyer", the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2011-2022 for “Recommended in Computer & IT Law"; Technology Transactions”, Best Lawyers in Canada for “Information Technology Law (2008-2021); Intellectual Property Law (2008-2021); Technology Law (2010-2021); Privacy and Data Security Law (2020-2021); Franchise Law (2021)"; and much more.
Tony received his Queen’s Counsel (QC) designation in 2020 which recognises Canadian lawyers for their exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession and their communities.