- Canadian IT Law Association
Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Kelly L Moffatt is a partner in the Toronto office of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt and head of the firm’s advertising and marketing practice group. In addition to IP expertise, her practice has a commercial focus in the areas of advertising and marketing, consumer protection and distribution matters.
Ms Moffatt has extensive experience in managing and protecting clients’ trademark portfolios and providing related strategic advice. Her trademark practice has an emphasis on clearance opinions, the filing and prosecution of applications, domain names, licensing arrangements and IP issues in connection with corporate transactions. She also regularly provides litigation support for IP matters.
In connection with the commercial portion of her practice, Ms Moffatt advises Canadian and foreign-based clients on various aspects of doing business in Canada, including trade practices (consumer protection, trade secrets, confidential information, restrictive covenants, pricing, supply and distribution issues); advertising and marketing (review, contests or promotions, packaging and labelling and French language issues); and e-commerce and related internet issues.
Ms Moffatt is well known for her practical advice and business-minded approach. She works extensively with clients of all sizes, including retailers, manufacturers, distributors and marketers of a broad range of products and services, as well as with advertising and promotional agencies. She is recognised in the latest editions of Chambers Canada (advertising and marketing), The Best Lawyers in Canada (advertising and marketing), The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (consistently recommended in advertising and marketing law) and the WTR 1000 (prosecution and strategy and transactions).