Brian Wynn provides counsel to a broad range of commercial, non-profit, entertainment and media clients.
As corporate counsel, he advises on all stages of growth with has much experience drafting and negotiating shareholders’ agreements, joint-venture contracts and secured financing materials for domestic and international transactions.
As counsel to a major entertainment, sport and recreation insurance underwriter, Brian is one of a select few lawyers in North America to act as a clearance attorney specializing in copyright and trademark infringement, privacy, right of publicity, unfair competition and defamation matters. He also advises numerous producers, writers and directors in various media ventures. Acting as an investigator or as a mediator, Brian has also assisted in the dispute-resolution process with his specialized knowledge of film production and financing structures.
Brian is also active in the growing not-for-profit sector, both in the arts and in the sport/recreation field. He is counsel to Ontario’s two major sport and recreation coordinating agencies and is also on the board of Ovarian Cancer Canada. He consults on risk management and liability for sport and recreation professionals.
Articles and Presentations
- Balancing Act, Parks and Recreation Canada Magazine, regular column
- Law Society of Upper Canada
- Insight Educational Services
- Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers: Canadian Bar Association Ontario, 1995, Chair
- Seminars on Risk Management in Sports and Recreation