Kelly is the head of the firm’s Marketing & Distribution Practice Group. Her commercial practice has an emphasis on consumer protection, marketing, distribution and intellectual property matters. She works extensively with retailers, manufacturers, distributors and marketers of a broad range of products and services, as well as with advertising and promotional agencies, and advises Canadian and foreign based clients in connection with various aspects of doing business in Canada including consumer protection legislation, advertising and promotions, coupons, packaging and labelling, e-commerce and distribution and pricing matters. In addition, Kelly’s practice extends to various aspects of intellectual property law, including the protection, registration and licensing of intellectual property rights and the protection of confidential information. She also regularly provides transaction and litigation support in marketing, trade practice, distribution and intellectual property matters.
- Assisting various foreign retailers in establishing their Canadian operations
- IP and commercial support in connection with the firm’s most significant transactions
- Assisting foreign businesses with distribution and licensing of products and intellectual property rights in Canada
- Assisting Canadian and foreign based clients in connection with ongoing commercial issues