Peter Ruby is a partner at Goodmans. He has a national and international practice focused on business and information technology dispute resolution, including software, telecommunications, film, radio, television, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, ecommerce and internet litigation, insolvency litigation, Canadian and cross-border arbitration, mediation and advice.
Peter represents both large multi-national organizations and some of Canada’s most entrepreneurial providers and users of information technology. Peter also deals with the regulation of the electricity industry, has acted as counsel for the Canadian Electricity Association, and represented electricity utilities across Canada, as well as green energy developers. He has appeared at the Ontario Energy Board with respect to generation, transmission, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development and distribution issues, and before other provincial energy regulators.
Peter is recognized as a leading IT litigator in Chambers Global Guide to The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Euromoney’s Guide to The World’s Leading Information Technology Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in Canada, and is also recognized by Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys in the areas of international arbitration, energy and intellectual property.
Peter was a law clerk to the Federal Court of Canada, taught at Osgoode Hall Law School and is a Professor of Law (adj.) at the University of Toronto teaching Telecommunications and Internet Law. He was a co-chair of the 2017 World Technology Law Conference in Chicago and is a member of the board of directors of the International Technology Law Association.
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