Sean Langlois

Shawn Langlois

Senior Associate
Halifax: 902.720.3504


JD, 1997
University of Manitoba
BSc (Honours), 1994
University of Toronto

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1999 Nova Scotia, 2015


Shawn's practice focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including serving on teams acting on corporate transactions, including advising on M&A transactions.


Ethical Considerations for IP Lawyers in the Commercialization of Emerging Technologies

Speaker, Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (CIGI), Toronto

Software Licensing Transactions

Speaker, 6th Mastering IP & IT Transactions Course, Toronto

Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Shawn worked as an independent legal adviser, with a particular emphasis on technology licensing, information technology and intellectual property. Prior to this experience, he was Director of Technology Licencing for a large telecom company in Canada. Shawn was also previously legal counsel for the Department of Justice in Ottawa in areas of intellectual property, commercial and crown law.