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In today’s global marketplace, manufacturers need to constantly innovate to remain profitable. As many manufacturers move towards maintaining strategic and executive oversight in North America while outsourcing their regular processes to foreign affiliates, others have found success by recommitting to vertical integration throughout their organization.

Regardless of your current structure, size or scope, Gowling WLG provides practical, effective legal solutions to help streamline your manufacturing business and optimize your position in the markets you serve.

Team approach

Our Manufacturing Group is a recognized leader in a wide range of key manufacturing legal issues. We work with a broad client base to provide innovative solutions in diverse areas such as brand promotion and protection strategies, multi-jurisdictional tax implications, patent and trademark issues, class action litigation and virtually any other legal issue that may arise in the context of their operations.

Our professionals include former leaders of industry, a variety of engineers with their own product patents and highly recommended lawyers with extensive executive management experience.

With proven expertise in all sectors of manufacturing, we hold particular strength in the areas of aviation, aerospace and defence, food and beverage, automotive, chemical, and consumer goods and retail services.

Comprehensive legal services

Drawing on the strength of Gowling WLG's international, full-service platform, we offer specialized legal services in a full range of areas that could impact your manufacturing business, including government relations, capital markets, transfer pricing and tax issues, union negotiations, immigration, product licensing and distribution, packaging and labelling, risk management, insurance and product liability.

Our team also delivers exceptional trade and regulation insight, helping clients navigate complex international markets and creating best-in-class compliance programs.

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We want to help you succeed in a competitive market. To learn more about our services, please contact any member of our team.

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