Ashlee Froese is a Toronto-based branding and fashion lawyer and trademark agent, who founded Froese Law, a boutique cross border branding law firm. Ashlee is recognized as a Certified Specialist in Trademarks Law by the Law Society of Ontario and has been ranked as one of the top 1000 trademarks lawyers globally. Ashlee’s scope of practice includes trademarks, copyright, licensing, domain name, social media, marketing, advertising, packaging and labelling laws and negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements.
Ashlee holds numerous leadership and mentorship positions including, executive committee member (Ontario Bar Association), brand strategy council member (Canadian Marketing Association), advisor (Ryerson Fashion Zone), committee member (Intellectual Property Institute of Canada), committee member (International Trademarks Association), past co-chair (Fashion Group International), and past-chair (Toronto Intellectual Property Group). Ashlee is a guest speaker and published author on branding and fashion law across North America and is regularly asked to provide media commentary on key legal developments. Ashlee is actively working with the Ontario government to have fashion recognized as a cultural industry. Prior to launching Froese Law, Ashlee was a partner on Bay Street.
She can be followed on @froese_law or @ashlee_froese.Back to steering committee