Vincent Gautrais

Full Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal
Director, Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP)
Chairholder, L.R. Wilson Chair on Information Technology and e-Commerce Law

Vincent Gautrais is a Full Professor at the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law, as well as the director of the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP). On June 1st 2015, he was appointed Chairholder of the L.R. Wilson Chair in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law.  He teaches several courses in information technology law and business law. Since 1992, he has been doing research, writing books and articles, giving conferences on Electronic Business Law, Electronic Contracts, Cyber-consumption, Network Security, Dispute Resolution by and for the Internet, Intellectual Property and Privacy.

From June 1st, 2005 to May 31th, 2015, he has held the Université de Montréal Excellency Chair in Security and Internet Law. Prior to teaching at the University of Montréal, he was a Professor in the common law section at the University of Ottawa. He holds Licence and Master’s degrees from the Université de Rennes 1 in France and LLD, LLM and LLB degrees from the University of Montréal. His doctoral thesis was published in 2002 by Bruylant (Brussels), and is entitled “Le contrat électronique international”. Vincent Gautrais is also a lawyer, member of the Barreau du Québec.

This content has been updated on 9 October 2019 at 0 h 59 min.