Yonida Koukio

Tel: 416-900-0882
E-mail:ykoukio@oziellaw.ca 

Yonida Koukio

Tel: 416-900-0882
E-mail:ykoukio@oziellaw.ca

Bio DetailsMemberships and AssociationsSpeaking Engagements

Yonida is a business and intellectual property lawyer who works closely with innovative start-ups at all stages of their business. She assists corporations throughout their lifecycle, from incorporation to M&A, with work that includes drafting various corporate, technology, privacy, financing, and employment contracts.

Yonida also leads the firm’s legal innovation projects and knowledge management initiatives. Prior to joining the firm, Yonida worked at two full-service national law firms in roles relating to Knowledge Management and Innovation, as well as Marketing and Business Development. She led projects pertaining to machine-learning contract analysis, automation of due diligence review of corporate, private equity, and financial agreements, and market recognition. She gained experience in marketing strategy, the business of law, and streamlining the practice of law.

She holds two LL.M degrees, the most recent one from Osgoode Hall Law School, focusing on business and intellectual property. While at Osgoode, Yonida acted as an IPilogue editor, blogging about legal issues regarding Big Data, AI, and technology law. She also co-founded an award-winning SaaS startup that simplifies outsourcing of legal tasks between lawyers.

Prior to her legal career in Ontario, Yonida practiced law in Athens, Greece. In her leisure time, Yonida enjoys cycling, photography, and vlogging, as well as traveling, having visited over 15 countries in four continents.

Privacy in the Metaverse (June 8, 2022), 2022 Privacy Law Summit, Ontario Bar Association (Moderator)

Practice Essentials of Contracting for Software Development (March 30, 2022), Ontario Bar Association (Co-Chair)

Machine Learning, Automated Decision, and Facial Recognition (May 4, 2021), 2021 Privacy Law Summit, Ontario Bar Association (Moderator)

Education

Qualification

Call to the Ontario Bar, 2020

Languages

English
Greek
Albanian

Recent Insights

privacy summit

Yonida Koukio moderates the panel on Privacy in the Metaverse at the 2022 Privacy Law Summit

Our associate Yonida Koukio moderated the panel at the Ontario Bar Association Privacy Law Summit with speakers Max Jarvie from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Christopher DiMatteo from […]

softwaredev

Allan Oziel and Yonida Koukio speak at the OBA’s Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Program

On March 30, 2022, Allan Oziel and Yonida Koukio shared insights about practice essentials on contracting for software development. This Ontario Bar Association event focused on software […]

marketvalid

LatAm Startups invites Thassiane Gossler and Yonida Koukio to speak with startups

LatAm Startups invited our lawyers, Thassiane Gossler and Yonida Koukio, to speak with startups selected for LatAm’s market validation program on the legal considerations of moving their business operations […]

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