We are very pleased to announce Sam Ip as the winner of the inaugural CAN-TECH Rising Star in Tech Law Award.
Sam is a Partner in the Technology Group at Osler, which regularly works with artificial intelligence companies and organizations making use of artificial intelligence technologies. His practice also includes technology procurement, contracting, and other commercial and corporate matters, with a significant focus on advising clients on complex and thorny issues related to the use of data, blockchain technology and, open source software.
Sam is a Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a licensed professional engineer and was the co-creator of Osler’s free open source tool, Osler Code Detect. He regularly helps organizations comply with ambiguous provisions found in many open source licenses, developing policies that are used by engineers, and negotiates various open source issues as part of licensing and M&A transactions. Sam is recognized by Best Lawyers as “One to Watch” in Information Technology Law.
Sam speaks regularly at webinars and conferences on AI and tech law issues, including for CAN-TECH. He is speaking at the fall conference on the panel “IP in the Metaverse”. He is a trusted advisor to a wide array of clients and a recognized thought leader in several areas of tech law.