Vandana Taxali


Vandana Taxali is a legal professional and business lawyer (media, technology, software and entertainment) with over a decade of experience in intellectual property (copyright, trademark), licensing, contracts and entertainment law practising through her firm Entcounsel. You can read her blog at

Vandana (B.A.Sc., J.D., LL.B) is a lawyer licensed in the Province of Ontario. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law University of Windsor and University of Detroit Mercy Law School. She has a B.A.Sc. from McMaster University. She has a background in publishing, music, film and television and has worked in private practise and in-house corporate legal counsel.

She worked for a prominent intellectual property law firm, Barrigar and Moss (now Rideout & Maybee), Associate Counsel at the Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (now Access Copyright) and CHUM Limited (now owned by Bell Media). Vandana is a business lawyer in Toronto who works with entrepreneurs and creatives. Her full bio is at: and is a mentor for various start ups and incubators, including OCAD University incubator, George Brown's digiFest and The Community Innovation Lab in Oshawa.