Toronto Internet and Defamation Lawyer


“I firmly believe any legal advice I give must be realistic and in my client’s best interest.”


“Sometimes compromise is needed. Sometimes a firm and tough position is required. Knowing when to use either comes with experience.”


“My fluency in technology has given me an edge in taking care of my clients.”


“I am drawn to cases where I can help right a wrong, and ones where I can give a strong voice to my client.”

About Gil Zvulony

Toronto Internet & Defamation Lawyer

Gil Zvulony is the founder and director of Zvulony & Co. Mr. Zvulony is a well-known Toronto lawyer.  Some of Gil’s notable work includes, winning a precedent setting judgment of over $200 Million, having a multi-million dollar defamation suit tossed-out of court on technical grounds, and representing a well known diet doctor in a high profile defamation case.

Mr. Zvulony was successful in getting a judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit under Ontario’s new Anti-SLAPP law. The win was featured in a story by Macleans Magazine and described as a David and Goliath case. The Maclean’s article can be found here: How a real estate developer’s efforts to silence a critic failed.

Mr. Zvulony is the “go to” guy when it comes to technology and the law.  He has given his expert opinion in the media on numerous occasions.  His expert opinion on proposed Cyber-bullying legislation was even cited by Canada’s Justice Minister, and in the House of Commons debate on the legislation.

He speaks English and Hebrew. He sits on the board of directors of a local charitable organization.
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Gil Zvulony speaks about privacy breaches in hospitals.

“experienced and very capable counsel”

– presiding judge in defamation trial of Bernstein v. Poon

A Lawyer That Understands Technology

Mr. Zvulony’s clients typically have issues that are complicated by internet activities and multi-jurisdictional parties.  He has assisted clients, including other lawyers, in navigating the minefield of internet law.  He understands the latest technologies and business models.  He has extensive experience, in public relations, search engines and social media and how they can impact on a business and reputation. Clients clearly benefit from this fluency.  He is able to focus on their legal issues, without having to waste time and money to “get up to speed” on the technology and the rapidly evolving area of the law.

He has given lectures to other lawyers on several topics including lectures to the legal community on how to leverage the use of technology to improve client communication and service.

Defamation Law

Reputation Restoral and Management

Lead trial counsel for the defendant Dr. Poon in Bernstein v. Poon;

Having a multi-million dollar defamation suit tossed-out of court on technical grounds;

Defamatory postings  removed from the internet i.e.) Press Releases, Reviews, Social Media, Video, Images.

Gil Zvulony speaks about online review disputes.

Copyright Law

Rights in a Photograph

Copyright Infringement

Bit Torrent, Streaming, Downloads

Gil Zvulony speaks about rights in a photograph as they are shared through social media.

Privacy Law

Privacy breaches



Tracking technologies



Gil Zvulony speaks about privacy, tracking devices, and Usage Based Auto Insurance

Internet Law

Removal of content from the internet

Licensing and permissions

Domain Name Disputes and Issues


Search Engines

Social Media

Security & Hacking

Gil Zvulony speaks about changes to Canadian Spam laws.

Commercial Litigation

Won a precedent setting judgment of over $200 Million US Dollars – (Read Court Judgment may be Largest in Canada for the full story);

Intellectual property infringement;

Software disputes;

Foreign judgment enforcement in Ontario;


Gil Zvulony speaks to Dan Misener about Facebook legalese.


28 Finch Ave West, Suite 208
Toronto, ON, M2N 2G7