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Gary Dunn & Associates
Computer & Technology Law
are pleased to welcome you to our website.

We are a boutique law firm located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Our practice is restricted to e-commerce, software and databases, Information Technology, the Internet, telemedicine and related employment, technology and intellectual property law matters for start-ups and expanding businesses. We also do corporate finance and mergers and acquisition work for start-ups and companies seeking to expand their businesses.

We like to think of ourselves as your in-house legal department. We understand that if you are successful, so are we. We are committed to making you successful and getting the best value for your legal budget.

Why Choose Us

With over 25 years of legal experience working in the information technology and corporate finance industries, Gary Dunn & Associates has the depth of experience necessary in the digital age to provide advice in the ever changing fields of software development, copyright, content creation, trade-marks, contracts, employment, licensing, entertainment and video gaming, risk management and mergers and acquisitions.

Recent clients cover the spectrum from the corporate legal departments of multinational hardware companies to telco's, Internet companies, mid-sized software manufacturers, start-ups and owner-managed businesses.

We are structured for efficiency, personal service and low overhead. We do not use the hierarchical system of junior lawyers common to large firms, ensuring that your fees provide you with access to a senior lawyer. Fees are discussed and structured with clients prior to engagement.

If your needs extend beyond our areas of expertise (for example, litigation) we have a referral network of lawyers and other specialized consultants to provide an integrated solution to your business needs.

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Other Resources

This Web site also contains legal and other Resources relating to the unique challenges that business encounters.

Do you have valuable company property on your web site that you want to protect? The Legal Audit for Web Sites can help identify legal issues concerning your Web site. Industry Canada like it so much they asked to include it on their site ebiz.enable.

Legal Alerts

Will you comply with the new Canadian Privacy law requirements? Legal issues about Privacy on the Internet are explored in our Privacy FAQ.

Have you taken steps to protect your valuable domain name? See "Trade-marks and Domain Names - Getting it Right the First Time".

For the emerging information technology business, two check lists have been added. "Start Up Corporate Structure" offers some practical tips on getting your company going, and "Introductory Due Diligence" formed the basis of a presentation made by Gary in 1997 as part of a seminar entitled "What you need to know if you are considering taking your company public".


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