Michael G. Fekete - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Michael G. Fekete

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 416-862-6792

Michael is co-chair of our Technology Group. He has extensive experience advising on e-commerce, privacy, information technology and outsourcing matters. Michael represents industry leading and emerging IT service providers, software publishers, hardware manufacturers, online vendors and other technology focused enterprises. Michael also serves as Co-Chair of the Legal Affairs Forum of the Information Technology Association of Canada.

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • Represented large, international energy company on large technology licensing transaction in connection with strategic oil sands alliance and mining project.
  • Represented service providers in the negotiation of major onshore and offshore outsourcing transactions.
  • Represented service providers in complex systems integration design, build and integrate projects.
  • Negotiated complex strategic alliance arrangements between large participants in the technology sector.
  • Negotiated complex third party logistics services arrangements in the health care sector.
  • Represented online services providers in addressing cross-border data issues with public sector customers.
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  • Advised clients on numerous government procurement projects, including complex licensing and integration projects and procurement reform initiatives.
  • Addressed complex open source software and other IP/IT issues in acquisitions of technology assets and technology companies.
  • Addressed new media, IP, privacy and e-commerce issues in the delivery of online services and cloud computing.
  • Assisted clients successfully respond to complaints made to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
  • Assisted clients respond to legislative proposals in respect of cross-border privacy matters, spam and spyware.
Carleton UniversityBA University of British Columbia
Canadian Bar AssociationIT/Can Law AssociationToronto Computer Lawyers' GroupComputer Law AssociationInformation Technology Association of Canada (Co-Chair of Legal Affairs Forum)

Office Location

100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8


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Practice Areas

Information Technology Law
Technology Law