Javad Heydary
Managing Director

Phone: 416-972-9001 | Email: jheydary@heydary.com

Javad Heydary is a litigation lawyer whose practice is focused primarily on commercial, corporate and franchising litigation. Whether managing or assisting other lawyers on files, his litigation practice is restricted to complex dispute resolution matters for a select group of clients. In addition to his litigation practice with Heydary Elliott PC, Javad is also a technology lawyer with Heydary Hayes PC and a business lawyer with Heydary Hamilton PC.

Javad received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (Toronto) and his B.A. with distinction (Political Science) from the University of Toronto.

He is a licensed lawyer in Canada and the U.S.; Javad is a member of the Ontario Bar and the New York Bar in addition to being a registered Canadian trade–mark agent.

Javad is fluent in Persian (Farsi) and conversant in Spanish.
Professional Activities
Javad is an active member of the following organizations:
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian IT Law Association
  • Canadian Franchise Association
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers Group (Former Treasurer)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Information Technology & E–commerce Section

Civil Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Franchise Litigation and Arbitration
  • Technology / Technology-Related Litigation
  • Fraud / Large-Scale Investment Claims
  • Appeals:
    • Ontario Court of Appeal
    • Supreme Court of Canada
  • Injunctive Relief:
    • Seizing & Tracing Orders
    • Anton Piller Orders
    • Mareva Injunctions
Corporate & Commercial Law

Javad’s practice in commercial transactions, corporate and franchising law is focused at Heydary Hamilton PC, a corporate and commercial law boutique located in downtown Toronto. For more details on his practice, please visit his profile.

Intellectual Property / IT

Javad’s practice in Intellectual Property & E-Commerce is focused at Heydary Hayes PC, an IP and Technology law boutique located in downtown Toronto. For more details on his practice, please visit his profile.

Recent Media & Speaking Engagements

Javad has written and spoken on numerous occasions on issues relating to business law, franchising, information technology and e–commerce. His articles have appeared in leading legal publications such as the World Copyright Law Review and the World Internet Law Report. He is also regularly interviewed and quoted by mainstream media outlets such as ROB TV (Report on Business Television). For a list of Javad’s recent articles or seminars, see below.

Javad is also a columnist for the E-commerce Times (a leading global publication on e-business) and the managing editor of Laws of .Com, which is a bi-weekly publication covering legal developments in e-commerce.

Law Times, November 26th, 2012
The Globe and Mail, November 24th, 2012
Business News Network, July 19th, 2012
Business News Network, March 7, 2012
Toronto Star, February 14, 2012
Toronto Star, January 19, 2012
Toronto Star, December 27, 2011
Toronto Star, June 22, 2011
The Globe and Mail, June 21, 2011
Javad Heydary was interviewed by CKNW Radio (Michael Smyth Show), January 11, 2011
Financial Post, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
E-Commerce Times, September 28, 2010
E-Commerce Times, July 27, 2010
E-Commerce Times, March 2010
Javad Heydary