Entertainment Law


From the television and movie sets of "Hollywood North" to its global music superstars, Canada boasts one of the most dynamic arts and entertainment industries in the world. To be successful in this fast-paced sector, your talent pool should include a team of legal problem-solvers with proven entertainment law experience.

Gowling WLG is home to one of the country's premier entertainment law groups, offering a tailored, comprehensive range of legal services to many of Canada's foremost entertainment entities.

Whether it's music, film and theatre or sports, book publishing and video games, we know what it takes to protect and effectively market the fruits of your creativity - and ensure you're getting the best deal.

Our entertainment law team is frequently sought by both Canadian and international clients to advise on a wide range of business and legal issues that affect the entertainment industry, including acquisitions, development, distribution, licensing and litigation.

Creative, effective solutions

We exceed our entertainment clients' expectations by providing practical, effective solutions to their complex challenges. Our services include:

  • Advising on deal terms and structures
  • Counselling on international industry standards
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts and other entertainment-related agreements
  • Conducting dispute resolution
  • Managing rights acquisitions

We win awards, too

With one of Canada's largest and most highly recognized intellectual property practices, a network of national and international offices across 18 cities, and one of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory's leading entertainment lawyers, Gowling WLG is uniquely positioned to help all types of Canadian and foreign entertainment companies with their legal matters.

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To learn more about how we can help you, please contact any member of our team.

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