In today’s global and highly competitive marketplace, manufacturers constantly need to innovate to retain their competitive edge and remain profitable. As many manufacturers move towards maintaining only their strategic and executive oversight in North America and outsourcing their regular processes to foreign affiliates, others continue to remain profitable by recommitting to vertical integration throughout their organization.
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Regardless of your current structure, size or scope, Gowlings provides effective business solutions to help streamline your business and optimize your position in the markets you serve.
Gowlings’ Manufacturing Industry Group is a recognized leader in a wide range of key manufacturing issues. We work with a broad group of clients to provide innovative solutions in areas such as brand promotion and protection strategies, multi-jurisdictional tax implications, patent and trade-mark issues, class action litigation and virtually any other legal issue that arises 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 have developed particular expertise in:
Our Manufacturing Industry Group is part of Gowlings’ national full-service law practice, providing specialized skills in government relations, corporate finance, transfer pricing and tax issues, union negotiations, immigration needs, licensing and product distribution, packaging and labelling, risk management, insurance and product liability.
Gowlings also provides exceptional trade and regulation insight, helping clients navigate complex international markets and creating best-in-class compliance programs.
As economic turmoil creates unprecedented pricing pressures for manufacturers, Gowlings consistently provides a team of business-savvy lawyers who understand your position and work with you to create new and innovative ways to deliver exceptional services at the right price. Through our adoption of new and efficient technologies, client teams that put the right professional on the job and pricing models that go beyond the traditional hourly rate, you can count on Gowlings to help you become a leaner and more profitable enterprise.