About Gahtan Law Office
Gahtan Law Office is an information technology, health technology and procurement law boutique law firm, providing practical, business-oriented and technology-knowledgeable advice.
Named in the National Post as one of Canada’s Best Lawyers in Information Technology law.
Alan Gahtan, B.A., M.B.A., LL.B.
Alan Gahtan practices primarily in the computer, information technology, and intellectual property law fields. His practice emphasizes technology transaction contracting, outsourcing, Internet and electronic commerce issues. In his practice, Mr. Gahtan drafts, reviews and negotiates technology-related agreements such as outsourcing, managed services, consulting and professional services, software licensing, software, application and/or web development, hardware acquisition and maintenance, database licensing, online services, hosting, data center, joint venture, telecommunication, value-added reseller (VAR) agreements, and provides a wide range of other services for businesses involved in the development, supply and/or use of information technology, healthcare technology and intellectual property assets and related services.
Mr. Gahtan also assists hospitals and healthcare institutions in the review and negotiation of agreements related to the procurement and exploitation of healthcare technologies and services and the implementation of electronic health records systems and healthcare provider and patient portals.
Various legal industry peer ranking resources and publications have recognized Mr. Gahtan as a leading lawyer in the information technology and E-commerce law fields. Mr. Gahtan has been frequently consulted by the media and has been interviewed on various television news programs. He is an author, co-author and/or contributing editor of a number of books and a looseleaf publication on computer, Internet and electronic commerce topics. He has also contributed dozens of articles to various legal publications and spoken at or chaired dozens of legal and business conferences. Mr. Gahtan has also taught a number of law school and university courses on computer, technology and privacy issues.
Alan Gahtan has been admitted to the Bar in Ontario, Canada (1991) and California, USA (1996).
Mr. Gahtan acts as a foreign legal consultant through Kraemer & Kraemer to Panama-based technology companies, hospitals, and healthcare institutions wishing to do business in or with customers and suppliers based in the United States and Canada, or who can benefit from specialized expertise with respect to technology or Internet-related contracts and clauses.