Karam Bayrakal

Karam Bayrakal

Karam Bayrakal

Partner, Fasken Martineau

Karam is a business lawyer advising global and regional clients on the strategic, legal and commercial aspects of acquiring, transferring and developing technology.

Karam works with his private and public sector clients on changes to information technology infrastructure, systems integration and application development, licensing, and related privacy and confidentiality matters.

For those clients considering large-scale, complex technology initiatives, Karam advises such clients throughout the selection and negotiation process, including with respect to strategy development, term sheet and contract negotiations, as well as structuring ongoing contract management and relationship governance.

Karam also deftly guides emerging companies through common and uncommon start-up issues.

Karam advises his video game clients on development and publishing deals, including advice on related corporate, tax, and intellectual property issues specific to this industry.

Honours and Awards


  • Former Director, British Columbia Technology Industry Association
  • Former Chair, Interactive Media Section, Canadian Association of Information Technology Law (IT.CAN)
  • Canadian Bar Association

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