Catherine Bate is a Partner in Miller Thomson’s Toronto office leads the firm’s dedicated Marketing, Advertising and Consumer Product Regulatory group. She assists clients in developing and executing competitive and compliant advertising and marketing programs, including:
Cathy also works with clients in both pursuing, and defending, advertising challenges.
Clients who advertise regulated products (including food, cosmetics, alcoholic beverages or natural health products) turn to Cathy for assistance in seeing their ads pre-cleared by Advertising Standards Canada, and to ensure regulatory compliance regarding product composition, claims and labelling. Her expertise also includes consumer product safety and, when necessary, recalls.
Cathy is recognized leader in Advertising and Marketing, recognized in the 2013 to 2016 editions of Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White), who also named her 2012 Lawyer of the Year in her area of practice. She has also been listed in Chambers Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and the Lexpert® / American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
Cathy is the primary contact for Miller Thomson representative in the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance.
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