David Cummings

David is a corporate and commercial lawyer with expertise in media, intellectual property, and information technology.

Former firms & in-house roles:

Stohn Hay Cafazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

At Caravel Law, David works with clients on commercial and IT legal matters. His work includes drafting and negotiating license, service and other commercial contracts, with a focus on the information technology, digital media, and intellectual property areas. His clients have included the Canadian Cancer Society, Capital One Bank, Digiflare, Q4 Web Systems, and Wave Accounting.

David assists clients with a wide range of transactions dealing with the creation, exploitation, use and protection of IP — from traditional copyright licenses to IT development/license/ cloud arrangements, and to digital content rights deals. David works on cutting-edge contracts at the cross-section of IT, content and digital rights (e.g. interactive application, streaming/download, dynamic ad insertion and authentication contracts).

David also provides his assistance and advice with a number of other IP, entertainment, and general commercial matters. In addition, David has participated in numerous large (over $100 million) M&A transactions with respect to IP- and IT-related aspects.

EDUCATION
University of Windsor, J.D. (2004)
University of Toronto, B.A. (2001)

“Had a great experience in difficult contract negotiations with David Cummings representing us.”
– Jeffrey, Health Care

“Working with Dave Cummings has been an absolute pleasure!”
– Julian, Technology

“David Cummings provided efficient, timely, and excellent advice.”
– Howard, Technology

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