Mr Donald B. Johnston > Aird & Berlis LLP > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Aird & Berlis LLP
BROOKFIELD PLACE
181 BAY STREET, SUITE 1800
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5J 2T9
Canada

Work Department

Corporate/Commercial, Technology, Privacy and Data Security

Position

Don is Co-chair of the Technology Law Group, Co-chair of the Privacy & Data Security Group, and a member of the Corporate/Commercial, Intellectual Property and Energy Groups.

Career

Don has diverse experience in technology of all kinds, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, procurement, privacy/data protection and health law, even new technologies like blockchain and autonomous vehicles. He regularly provides strategic advice to clients on licensing transactions, financing and development projects, negotiating and settling agreements, and distribution arrangements.

Memberships

Canadian Technology Law Association (CAN-TECH), Past President (2006 – 2008), Past Treasurer and Co-Founder
Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group

Education

Ontario Bar Admission, 1978
Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1976
B.Com., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1973