Bain, Paul E.


University of Toronto

B.A., 1986
  • Honours

Osgoode Hall Law School


Called to the Bar of Ontario


Paul E. Bain


Prominent Assignments

Paul practices business and entertainment law. He focuses on the protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, primarily copyright and trade-marks. Paul represents clients in cultural industries, including the visual arts, music, film and television, and new media. He advises and negotiates on behalf of writers and publishers, film/ television producers and talent, as well as artists and companies in the music industry. His practice involves creative enterprises and their owners/ operators, including advertising agencies and design firms. In the art world, he advises artists, galleries, collectors, donors, estates and institutions.

Paul acts for non-bank lenders in loan transactions involving unconventional security and in arranging and structuring other unique financings.

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association
  • Sits on the board of the Power plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre
  • Advisor for several non-profit arts organizations