IT and Hollywood: An IT Lawyer’s Look at The Social Network

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April 1, 2011
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Toronto, Ontario

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You have likely seen The Social Network, Hollywood’s take on the law suits arising from the founding of Facebook. C. Ian Kyer, the founder of the Canadian IT Law Association, will give a detailed analysis of the real legal actions as well as a few comments on how they were portrayed in the film.


C. Ian Kyer
Counsel, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

C. Ian Kyer is one of Canada’s best known and respected IT lawyers. He was the second Canadian to become President of the US based Computer Law Association (now iTechLaw) and was the founder and first President of the Canadian IT Law Association. Having headed the Technology and IT Law group at Fasken Martineau, he now serves as counsel to that firm. He also chairs the Graphics Animation and New Media NCE and authors a blog on social media legal issues on their website.


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