Andreas Kalogiannides represents clients in business, commercial transactions, entertainment, real estate, and intellectual property.
In his business, entertainment and intellectual property practice, Andreas is retained by creators, creative businesses and cultural institutions in regards to their business and legal affairs, which often includes drafting, review and negotiation of a wide variety of agreements in music, film and TV. Andreas also represents promoters and talent buyers in cross-border transactions for major Canadian and international tours.
In his real estate practice, Andreas handles complex lending transactions and commercial leasing to everyday residential purchase & sale, and pre-construction closings.
Andreas takes on civil and criminal litigation for select clients in these areas.
Prior to co-founding Aura LLP, from 2013 – 2019 Andreas practised as a sole practitioner (Kalogiannides Law) in downtown Toronto. Previous to that, he held positions as in-house counsel with Access Copyright, and also at Re:Sound Music Licensing Company, Universal Music Canada and a boutique IP firm.
Andreas is frequently invited to speak on business and legal affairs in the entertainment and creative industries. He is part-time faculty of the Music Business program at Humber College.
Outside of the office, Andreas enjoys training at the gym, running, and following hockey, basketball and Formula 1 racing. Andreas is a classically-trained pianist, guitar player, and hobbyist songwriter.
Admitted to the Law Society of Ontario (2012)
Master of Arts (International Affairs), Carleton University (Norman Paterson School of International Affairs)
Bachelor of Laws, University of Ottawa
Honours Bachelor of Arts (Double Major, Philosophy and Law), York University
Board of Directors, Yonge Dundas Square Board of Management
Member, Toronto Region Board of Trade
Member and Former Co-Chair (2015-2017) Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council
Monetizing Music File-Sharing: Reconciling Consumer Behaviour with a Willingness to Pay, Canadian Bar Association National Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section Newsletter, January 2014.
Legal and Regulatory Confusion in the Transmission of Music over P2P Networks: A Voluntary Collective Licensing Proposal based the Use of Internet Traffic-Management Practices, Ontario Bar Association Entertainment, Media and Communications Section Newsletter Journal, Vol. 20, No.1
What I’d Do Differently: Peter Hogg, JUST Magazine. April 1, 2015.
How Legal Is Your Music Playlist? JUST Magazine. January 1, 2015
What Would You Have Done Differently? Avvy Go, Frank Walwyn, JUST Magazine. August 1 2014.
What Would You Have Done Differently? Nathalie Des Rosiers, Laurie Pawlitza, The Hon. Frank Iacobucci, Eugene Meehan, JUST Magazine. April 1 2014.
Since graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School, Ryan Martin has represented clients in hundreds of of real estate transactions in both commercial and residential contexts. He has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for a wide variety of criminal and family law matters. Ryan continues to build a reputation as a lawyer who works tirelessly for his clients throughout any real estate or commercial transaction.
Ryan has received praise from his clients as a lawyer who possesses a unique ability to reduce complex legal jargon down to clear and simple terms. With his personable style, coupled with his commitment to obtaining the best results for clients, Ryan is valuable & trusted lawyer if you are selling or buying your property or if you are in need of a lawyer to assist with commercial matters.
Prior to co-founding Aura LLP, Ryan practiced in the areas of business, criminal, civil and family law where he represented clients in complex matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Admitted to the Law Society of Ontario (2015)
Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall, York University
Bachelor of Arts, University of Ottawa
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