Gowling WLG is pleased to announce that Jasmine Samra has joined the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) Group as counsel in Toronto.
Recognized as a certified information privacy professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, Jasmine acts on behalf of clients across a variety of industries on a broad range of privacy and cyber security matters. She advises companies on privacy compliance and data protection issues, and provides privacy advice relating to corporate transactions, outsourcing arrangements and transborder data flows.
Jasmine has extensive experience supporting clients with requests under Canada's Access to Information Act and provincial freedom of information legislation, and with the requirements of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
"We are delighted to have Jasmine join our national IP team," said Dan Cole, partner and head of Gowling WLG's IP Group in Toronto. "Her impressive practice and depth of experience with data protection and security will prove invaluable to clients who look to us to protect and maximize their IP assets, including data intensive technologies."
Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Jasmine served as senior counsel at one of Canada's largest financial institutions, where she was responsible for providing legal advice with respect to privacy, cyber security and social media policy issues for various lines of businesses.
About our Intellectual Property Group
Gowling WLG is a full-service firm comprising 1,500 professionals with strength across all areas of business law and litigation. With leading IP practices in Canada, China, the UAE, the UK and Europe, Russia and Singapore, and a network of trusted agents worldwide, we help IP owners overcome complex obstacles and optimize new opportunities – wherever business takes them. Learn more about our Intellectual Property Group.