Paul Jones' practice is broadly focused on the national and international distribution of goods and services. Paul helps clients develop franchise systems and licensing and distribution programs, including preparation of disclosure documents and agreements, and negotiates disputes. He assists many foreign businesses expanding to Canada and internationally. He regularly advises on national and multi-jurisdictional trade-mark applications and disputes, including counterfeiting matters, and on copyright protection issues. Paul has developed significant expertise in marketing and pricing practices and advises clients on the interaction between intellectual property and competition law.
Paul is familiar with both common law and civil law systems. In addition to his Canadian law expertise, Paul is internationally known for his expertise in Chinese franchising, intellectual property and competition law.