Health research aims to find better ways to treat, prevent and cure disease.
This vital component of healthcare can take multiple forms and present a variety of risks and opportunities. Whether it is a clinical trial, secondary data research, research ethics board protocol review, or a material transfer agreement, we keep the aims of the study top of mind while advising researchers, funders, and health care organizations. We also advise on deidentification of data for research purposes, and questions of research versus quality.
Our services include:
Agreements - Material transfer, clinical trial, data sharing, basic science
Research ethics board advice
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Mary Jane Dykeman
The data governance landscape continues to shift.
On a near-daily basis the information technology, best practices and controls around how organizations and companies can use and share their data evolve. In addition, governments are creating new legislation to address public concerns about the use of data. We help you stay on top of these developments.
Our team combines decades of experience in privacy law to tailor creative and compliant structures to secure, manage and share data. This frees you to innovate without compromising the protection of the data you hold.
We provide guidance on:
Best practices for data governance
Setting up a data governance committee
Data governance framework and policy development
Deidentification and anonymization
We help you innovate responsibly and with confidence
Data runs our world. It powers businesses and inspires innovation. It also presents new-found risks and challenges to organizations. To keep pace of this fast-changing field, INQ Law offers a multidisciplinary team of leaders across a range of data law practices. We also leverage complementary expertise from across our firm to help organizations ready to innovate responsibly and with confidence.
Together, we balance our decades of expertise and experience with our passion to stay on top of the industry’s latest developments in Canada and key jurisdictions around the world. We do this to support our clients that span small community organizations and emerging, high-growth start-ups to large, complex organizations. They represent a range of industries and sectors, and include private, public and non-profit organizations, including charities.
We advise on
Global privacy I Freedom of information I Cyber preparedness I Incident response
Data governance I Artificial intelligence