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Kelly  Moffatt

Kelly Moffatt

Partner, Commercial

Key Contact: Retail

Key Contact: Marketing and Distribution


Contact Information

kmoffatt@osler.com

tel: 416.862.5933

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 1992

Education
  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B.
Language(s)
English

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

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2015-2016, Consistently Recommended in the area of Advertising & Marketing.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2015-2016, recognized in the area of Advertising and Marketing Law.
  • WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2015: Prosecution and Strategy

  • Promotion and Marketing Association
  • Canadian Bar Association, National Intellectual Property Law and Competition Sections
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • International Trademark Association
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers Association

  • Advertising for Children: Solutions to Overcome the Complexities, Canadian Institute Advertising and Marketing Law Conference, January 22, 2014 (speaker).
  • Olympic Advertising, Osler Advertising and Marketing Review, November 2009.
  • Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Provisions Raise Presumption of Irreparable Harm, Osler Advertising & Marketing Review, October 2008.
  • Payday Loans Regulation Developments in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Manitoba, Osler Advertising and Marketing Review, October 2008.
  • Competition Bureau Adopts New Environmental Claims Guide, Osler Advertising and Marketing Review, October 2008.
  • Canadian Institute Advertising and Marketing Law Conference, 2006 – 2009 (speaker).