Provided by David W Kent
David Kent, senior litigator in McMillan’s Advocacy and Class Action practices and its Competition/Antitrust group. Practice involves complex litigation in competition, IP, commercial and regulatory disputes. Lead defence counsel in over 70 competition, consumer, securities, privacy and product liability class actions, including over 50 competition class actions involving products such as sub-sovereign agency bonds, credit cards, gmail, auto parts, e-books, tech components, DRAM, chemicals and vitamins. Matters at the Competition Tribunal involve cartel, unilateral conduct, mergers and misleading advertising proceedings including, most recently, for Ticketmaster/Live Nation (online advertising) and Mastercard (resale price maintenance). Advised Competition Bureau on proposed 2008 Google/Yahoo! tie-up and 2010 BHP Billiton/Potash transaction. Represents broadcasters, music and movie/TV streaming services and social media sites in copyright rate litigation. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.
David Kent is an established Toronto-based competition litigator with a solid track record acting for clients on significant class actions and regulatory enforcement files. His experience includes playing a key role in prominent antitrust disputes in the automotive industry.