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, French language issues, 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.
Recognized in numerous legal publications as a leading Canadian advertising and trade-mark specialist who provides business practical advice.
Association of National Advertisers/Brand Activation 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
LL.B., Western University; Ontario Bar, (1992).