Maryna Polataiko

Maryna Polataiko

Associate, Privacy & Data Management

Key Contact: Privacy and Data Management

Contact Information

mpolataiko@osler.com

tel: 416.862.5965

Office

Toronto

Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2020

Education

  • McGill University, B.C.L./LL.B.
  • McGill University, Political Science (First Class Honours)

Language(s)

English

Maryna is an associate in our Privacy & Data Management Group.

Maryna is a graduate of the B.C.L./ LL.B. program at McGill University. While at McGill, she co-founded Tech Law McGill – an organization for students interested in the intersection of law and technology. Maryna was also recently a Legal Fellow at the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy.

  • Honourable Mention, Canadian Law and Society Association English Language Article Prize (2020)
  • Bereskin & Parr Prize in Industrial and Intellectual Property (2018)
  • Third Place, Best Policy Briefing – uOttawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society Copyright Policy Moot (2018)
  • Research Group on Constitutional Studies Prize (2014)

  • Mile End Legal Clinic, Student Intern (2017 – 2018)
  • Legal Information Clinic at McGill, Case Worker (2016 – 2017)

  • Ontario Bar Association – Privacy and Access to Information Law Section
  • ​Ontario Bar Association – Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section

  • Author, “Legislating Mis- and Disinformation in Canada,” World Intermediary Liability Map, News. Stanford University Center for Internet and Society. 2021.
  • Author, “A Right to De-Indexing in Canada,” World Intermediary Liability Map, News. Stanford University Center for Internet and Society. 2021.
  • Co-Author, “Platform Responsibility and Regulation in Canada: Considerations on Transparency, Legislative Clarity, and Design,” Harvard Journal of Law and Technology Digest. 2021.
  • Co-Author, “Waszul, Wiseau, and Moral Rights on the Internet,” The RecordYale Journal of Law and Technology. 2020.
  • Co-Author, “Copyright and Memes: Drake Effect, Exceptions to Infringement,” The Lawyer's Daily, LexisNexis Canada. 2020.
  • Co-Author, “Need a Good Laugh? Memes and Copyright,” The Lawyer's Daily, LexisNexis Canada. 2020.
  • Co-Author, “You Can’t be Blue Anymore: Blame Colour Monopolies,” The Lawyer's Daily, LexisNexis Canada. 2020.
  • Co-Author, “Transgressing the Division of Powers: The Case of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 34, no. 3 (2019): 393-415.