Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Canada Research Chair)
Dr. Teresa Scassa is the Canada Research Chair in Information Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, where she has taught Intellectual Property, Law and Technology, Administrative Law, Public Law, Property Law and Professional Responsibility. Teresa is the author or co-author of several books and publications, including Electronic Commerce and Internet Law in Canada, (CCH Canadian Ltd. 2012) (winner of the 2013 Walter Owen Book Prize) and “Data Protection, Privacy and Spatial Data” (Taylor & Francis, 2009). Teresa is the co-founder (with Schulich School of Law Professor Michael Deturbide) of the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology. She is a past member of the External Advisory Committee of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and of the Canadian Government Advisory Committee on Open Government. Teresa is also a member of the GEOTHINK research partnership, and has written widely in the areas of intellectual property law, law and technology, and privacy.