Doug Richardson, Partner
Doug has over two decades of experience providing advice and representation to news organizations and other publishers or broadcasters. His approach is focused on providing solutions in a practical and timely manner.
Doug’s practice includes: Providing pre-publication advice to news organizations, book publishers, websites, podcasts and other content providers on a 24-7 basis, defending news organizations and other publishers in defamation, privacy and copyright matters, advising and representing news organizations with regard to publication bans, advising and representing news organizations with regard to access to courts and tribunals, advising and representing clients with regard to access to information matters and negotiating and drafting commercial agreements in relation to the licensing of content and other commercial matters.
Doug is a frequent provider of legal seminars and author of articles concerning media law issues.
Doug received his B.A. Hons from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1991 and his LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in 1994. He was called to the Bar in Ontario in 1996.
SOCIETY AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
Law Society of Upper Canada • Canadian Bar Association • Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association