McCarthy Tétrault recognized as a top technology advisor by Backbone

Toronto, November 17, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s top legal advisors to the technology sector in Backbone Magazine’s 2014 Backbone200 list.

Noted for, "serving many of Canada’s software, hardware and specialized computer developers and vendors, as well as biotech and public-private partnerships that distribute and use tech," Backbone recognized McCarthy Tétrault in the category of Best Legal Firms.

McCarthy Tétrault’s computer and information technology law practice is Canada's largest and strongest, led by some of the country's foremost authorities. The firm’s lawyers teach technology law at Canadian law schools and international conferences, and help establish precedent-setting decisions before tribunals and courts on a variety of novel technologies and standards. Their expertise spans software licensing, information technology system procurement, service arrangements, new media products, and corporate transactions, including financing arrangements.

The Backbone200 list is an annual guide to the best of Canada’s technology world, identifying organizations, people, events and products that stand out for their competitiveness and strengths, and for being unique, progressive or innovative. More information about Backbone200 can be found here.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.