Gill Fruchter

Gill Fructher

Gill Fruchter

Student Fellow, Global Health Law Clinic
J.D. Candidate, University of Ottawa

Gill Fruchter is a law student at the University of Ottawa. He graduated from the Bachelor of Arts & Science program at McGill University, and from the Graduate Medical Studies program at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom. His latest professional experience includes a legal internship with the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, and ongoing work with the Business Services Branch at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). He has most recently completed the recording of a podcast with CIPPIC entitled Open Data: Anonymization and Re-Identification, outlining the results of his legal research with the legal clinic, and addressing the seemingly inherent conflict between privacy and open data. As a law student, Gill has also worked as a legal intern at Eidelmann Law Firm, and as a volunteer with the University of Ottawa (Civil Law) chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada. As for activities and interests outside of work, his leadership and student advocacy experience has supported and enhanced students’ university experience through active committee involvement. His research interests include privacy law, policy analysis, intellectual property law, to genetic discrimination, public health, bioethics, and medico-legal policy issues. Outside of research, Gill can be found biking along the canal (in the summertime), enjoying a cup of coffee, catching a movie at Lansdowne or simply enjoying fresh air. 

 

See also: Clinic Fellows