Ms Margot E Patterson > Dentons > Ottawa, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
99 BANK STREET, SUITE 1420
OTTAWA, ONTARIO K1P1H4
Canada

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Technology; Public Policy and Regulation; Communications; Technology; Media, Entertainment and Sports

Position

Counsel

Career

Margot is Counsel with Dentons’ Ottawa office and practises with Dentons’ Intellectual Property, Communications Law, Competition Law, and Entertainment | Sports | Media Practice Groups.

Designated by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Certified Specialist in copyright, Margot is formally recognized as a leader in this specialized field. She regularly advises clients on licenses for the acquisition and use of copyright-protected content. She represents clients before the Copyright Board of Canada, and has acted as an expert advisor to international broadcasting organizations on the Canadian copyright system.

Margot is recommended by Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the area of Communications Law. Her communications law practice is focused on helping her clients navigate the licensing rules and regulatory requirements of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). She works with Canadian and foreign broadcasters to structure the commercial agreements they require to ensure regulatory compliance and successfully launch and operate services in Canada.

Read Margot’s full biography here.

Languages

English; French

Memberships

Education

McGill University (LL.B., Distinction), 1997
Queen’s University School of Policy Studies (Master of Public Administration), 1998