Eliot Che’s practice focuses on civil litigation and privacy. His civil litigation practice includes dispute resolution in a variety of areas, including corporate/commercial, intellectual property and technology, privacy, class actions and administrative law. He regularly advises businesses on privacy law compliance, anti-spam, cybersecurity and breach response, as well as legal matters relating to the development of digital products.
Eliot has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Prior to law school, Eliot worked in the technology industry as a mobile applications developer, web developer and user experience designer.
During law school, Eliot worked as a researcher at the Centre for Law, Technology and Society in the areas of robotics, artificial intelligence, privacy and cloud computing. In addition to being an assistant editor for the University of Ottawa Law Review and a teaching assistant, Eliot also co-founded and developed a web-based, user-driven public repository for summaries of legal decisions.
Eliot provides pro bono services to members of CARFAC (Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens) on copyright and trademark issues.
Eliot mentors secondary school students in the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, and is co-founder of the Scholarship for Research in Political Economy at Carleton University.