ZVK advises on a full range of domestic and international business transactions and commercial contracts, including licensing arrangements, for a number of prominent technology corporations specializing in the fields of financial services technology, software, Software as a Service (SaaS), Application Services Provider (ASP), IT services, e-commerce, Internet, and digital media. Our lawyers advise suppliers to all of the major Canadian financial institutions across a wide range of sectors, including mortgage origination, insurance, on-line rating aggregators, and automobile lending. ZVK also consults and prepares compliance policies on privacy law and Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
ZVK represents businesses, not-for-profits and individuals in respect of civil and commercial disputes, with particular expertise in Internet and social media matters, including e-commerce disputes, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), privacy law, online defamation, Intellectual Property disputes, cyber-security, and cyber-fraud. ZVK lawyers believe that the best litigation strategy is litigation avoidance. We assist our clients with avoiding common pitfalls that often lead to litigation and, when appropriate, we recommend utilizing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms to resolve the disputes. We work with our clients to develop the best strategy to achieve their goals in the most cost-efficient way.
CASL is a complex Canadian Federal regulatory regime that regulates a broad range of online and electronic communications and activities, including the sending of commercial electronic messages (such as emails and texts), the installation of computer programs, Online advertising and marketing, and online collection of personal information (including email addresses).
Intellectual Property is one of the most valuable assets a business can have in today’s technology-driven economy. Innovative businesses require innovative IP strategies and solutions to protect and maximize the value of their IP assets. ZVK provides clients with comprehensive IP advice across all sectors.
The ZVK Off The Ground program is a unique solution specially tailored for start-ups that offer our expertise and legal services with reduced and flexible fee structures. The program is designed to work with the limited budget of your start-up business.