Competition Law (including Marketing and Advertising Law)
The Gillman Professional Corporation Competition Law Practice has particular expertise with respect to the trade practice provisions of the Competition Act (Canada), provincial business practices legislation and the Criminal Code (Canada).
We advise clients, which have included tobacco, pharmaceutical and chemical companies, and medical equipment manufacturers on:
- the legal regulation of trade practices such as:
- packaging, labeling and other regulatory compliances under the Consumer Packaging and Labeling Act (Canada) and the Hazardous Products Act (Canada).
- misleading advertising
- exclusive dealing
- bait and switch selling,
- tied selling
- unequal price discounting
- pyramid selling
- contests and lotteries
- secret commissions
- improper environmental claims
- telemarketing issues
We also have a detailed knowledge of the conspiracy, merger, abuse of dominance (monopoly) and merger pre-notification sections of the Competition Act (Canada).