Ms. Sophie Deschênes-Hébert practices in advertising law, entertainment law and intellectual property. She advises advertisers and advertising agencies notably in the pharmaceutical, food, automotive and banking fields. She also advises them on privacy, publicity right and Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. She is presently completing a master’s degree in information technology law.

Alongside her practice, she is writing a thesis on publicity right in the digital era. As part of her graduate studies, she worked at the Centre de recherche en droit public of the Université de Montréal in the field of e-commerce and use of technology-based documents as evidence.

Bar :
Quebec Bar (2011)
University :
Montreal University (LL.B), 2008
Associations :
Montreal Bar (Consultative comitee for IT)
Youth Bar of Montreal (IT comitee)
Association Marketing Relationnel
Association des juristes pour l’avancement de la vie artistique (l'A.J.A.V.A.)

Publication

By Sophie Deschênes-Hébert

2017 May 23

Bill 134 to modernize the CPA: overview of proposed changes

On May 2nd, Bill no. 134: An Act mainly to modernize rules relating to consumer credit and to regulate debt settlement service contracts, high-cost credit contracts and loyalty programs was introduced to modify the Consumer Protection Act, among other laws.

By Sophie Deschênes-Hébert

2017 January 24

PARLe : new option for consumers and advertisers

Last November, a new platform for assisting online dispute resolution was launched by the Consumer Protection Office: PARLe (from plateforme d’aide au règlement des litiges en ligne) gives an opportunity to consumers and retailers to settle online and free of charge disputes that oppose them. PARLe was developed by the Université de Montréal’s Cyberjustice Laboratory and tailored to the Consumer Protection Office’s specific needs.

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