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Céline Poitras

Céline Poitras
Céline Poitras Associate | Montréal
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Communications

  • Advising telecommunications service providers on entry into the Canadian market and the regulatory compliance requirements enforced by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

  • Advising satellite operators on licensing and spectrum reallocation matters, including in connection with proceedings and consultations carried out by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

  • Providing guidance to data service and digital media companies on current regulatory requirements and upcoming legislative changes

  • Assisting manufacturing and mining companies on commercial arrangements for the establishment and use of private telecommunications networks to improve operations

  • Advising Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in connection with its acquisition of Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada’s largest rural-focused broadband service provider

Technology

  • Drafting and negotiating development, licensing, services and distribution agreements and other complex technology-related agreements

  • Preparing streamlined suites of template agreements for start-up companies and more mature technology players

  • Advising clients on technology, intellectual property and regulatory issues in the context of large technology-related commercial and corporate transactions

  • Advising biotechnology companies on a range of contractual arrangements, including clinical trial and general service agreements

  • Advising retailers on e-commerce compliance requirements and web-based advertising issues

Publications
Professional Appearances
  • Co-speaker: Contract Drafting Refresher: The Basics and Best Practices for Your Technology Agreements
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Montréal, February 6, 2019.
Education
Admitted to the Quebec Bar - 2012
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University - 2012
B.B.A., Moncton University - 2008
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