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Entcounsel is an intellectual property law firm in Toronto providing legal services in intellectual property law, business law, copyright & entertainment law for startups, entrepreneurs and creatives

Contract Law

We cover all areas of contract law including breach of contract, misrepresentation, fraud, illegal contracts, and contract formation.

Intellectual Property

We help owners of intangible, intellectual assets maintain the rights to their ideas and inventions as well as trademarks by the protection, management and enforcement of their IP rights.

Entertainment Law

Our law firm provides a variety of entertainment legal services in the areas of film/tv, music, publishing etc.


Entcounsel law firm assists with licensing agreements in the areas of copyright, technology, software, music, television and merchandising.

About Entcounsel

Vandana Taxali is an entertainment lawyer and business lawyer (media, technology, software and entertainment) in Toronto with over a decade of experience in intellectual property (copyright, trademark), licensing, media contracts and entertainment law assisting creators and startups.

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Our firm offers legal services in the following areas:

Entertainment Law

  • Film & TV Production Law
  • Music Law & Clearance
  • Structuring production company with articles of incorporation & by-laws
  • Reviewing & drafting co-development and provincial co-production agreements
  • Funding applications
  • Preparing private investor and private lender agreements
  • Chain of Title Review
  • Option and literary purchase/life story agreements
  • Book publishing agreements
  • Certificate of authorship/employment
  • WGC Writer Agreement
  • WGC Story Editor Agreement
  • Non-Guild Agreements
  • Reviewing Broadcaster & Distributor Agreements
  • E & O Application
  • Bank Interim Financing
  • Talent Agreements
  • Contest Administration & Prize Fulfilment
  • Celebrity and Personality Rights
  • Co-Sponsorship Agreements
  • Privacy Issues
  • Photography, Artwork & Images releases

Startup & Entrepreneur Legal Advice

  • Articles of Incorporation & By Laws
  • Founder Agreements & Operating Agreement
  • Drafting consulting & employee agreements
  • Intellectual Property Assignments
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Non disclosure and confidentiality agreements
  • Investor & Funding documents (convertible debt or convertible equity)
  • Co-founder agreements
  • Assisting with securities law compliance
  • Privacy policy & terms and conditions

Intellectual Property, Licensing & Contracts

  • Enforcement, protection and maintenance of intellectual property rights including assistance with preparing copyright and trademark applications
  • Drafting licensing agreements in the area of merchandising, art, technology, software, etc.
  • Drafting all types of contracts related to small businessess
  • Advising & assisting start ups & entrepreneurs in creative & new media projects


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Contact Us

Please tell us about your case and we will let you know what we can do to help you.

Call Us Now at 416-865-0800

How We Can Help

Our firm offers legal services in publishing, technology, entertainment law, business law, music law, technology law, intellectual property law, media law, music, film and television and as follows:

Entcounsel provides services in film/tv production legal work (including review of chain of title, errors & omission, option agreements and writer, talent, key crew, director and producer agreements and preparation of provincial & federal tax credits).

We can provide negotiation and drafting of various types of intellectual property licensing agreements (including product, software, technology, merchandising licensing, artwork licensing, services agreements, broadcast television licensing and distribution deals, distribution agreements, broadcast and television programming license agreements, online and e-commerce agreements and confidentiality agreements and other corporate/commercial agreements in the media & entertainment industries.

We provide intellectual property management and enforcement (preparing and drafting applications for copyright and trademark registrations, copyright and trademark searches and legal opinions, litigating, overseeing and managing copyright intellectual property infringement matters in Federal Court).

Entcounsel provides legal services in drafting and negotiation of various corporation/commercial agreements and contracts in the entertainment, lease agreements, software, technology and new media arenas.

We can provide contract management.

In terms of advertising and marketing, Entcounsel can review marketing, sales and advertising materials including press releases and other corporate communications (including drafting contest and promotion rules and drafting sponsorship agreements/co-branding agreements).

We can provide strategic business and legal advice to various companies and their internal departments and executive teams regarding television stations/channels, corporate communications, lease/real estate matters, IT issues and other corporate/commercial matters.