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Tony Wilson

Tony Wilson is a contributing writer for The Globe and Mail. He practices franchising, licensing and intellectual property law, and is ranked as a leading Canadian franchise lawyer by LEXPERT and Who'sWho Legal.

Tony is an adjunct professor at Simon Fraser University and head of the Franchise Law Group at Boughton Law Corp. . He is the author of Buying a Franchise in Canada: Understanding and Negotiating your Franchise Agreement, a guide for those seeking to acquire a franchised business, and Manage Your Online Reputation, a book written to guide individuals and businesses on how to monitor and protect their personal and corporate reputations on social media.

He regularly speaks and writes about franchising, intellectual property and online reputation law to industry groups and media outlets. In addition to his franchise practice, Mr. Wilson advises clients on intellectual property matters such as software and technology licensing, and on all aspects of trademark, copyright, trade secrets, confidentiality, privacy law and online reputation management law.

The views expressed in his columns are strictly those of Mr. Wilson and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the anyone but himself. If you're unsure, as him to verify. If you're sure, as him again.