WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Julia Sydorenko has joined the firm as an associate in our Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group.
After Julia was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018, she returned as legal counsel to the in-house commercial law team at a major telecommunications company, where she articled previously. In this role, Julia drafted and negotiated agreements with respect to maintenance, hosting, mobility, and professional services, software licensing, Smart Cities, and the Internet of Things, provided analysis of risks and liabilities of various transactions, and assisted with deal structuring and contract management.
Julia also has experience negotiating the purchase, sale, and license of technology with consumers and vendors from diverse industries, advising on privacy and security issues, and assisting with resolving commercial contract disputes.
Julia obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Western University’s Faculty of Law where she obtained the Global and Intercultural Engagement Honor and a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. During law school, Julia founded and chaired In Vino Veritas, the Western Law Wine Club, summered with the technology contract management department at a major national retailer, and attended the United Nations 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women as a delegate.