Marco Ciarlariello

Marco Ciarlariello
Telephone: 416 869 5334
Fax: 416 360 8877

Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2

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Marco Ciarlariello is an associate in our Business Law Group who specializes in the areas of intellectual property (including copyright and trademark), advertising, sports, and entertainment. He is frequently involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements as well as the protection, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property rights. Marco also advises on the completion of corporate transactions involving intellectual property issues and has experience assisting in tariff certification proceedings before the Copyright Board of Canada. Before joining Cassels Brock as an associate, Marco summered and articled with the firm.

Marco is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School where he received the Charles Edward Woodrow Award for academic achievement and was involved in a number of extra-curricular activities. Marco has returned to Osgoode to lecture on intellectual property concerns in the context of the sports and entertainment industries. At law school, Marco was the treasurer of the Entertainment & Sports Law Association, volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and was a member of the Osgoode Hall hockey team. In his final year, Marco spent a semester studying abroad at Trinity College in Dublin.

Prior to law school, Marco earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Western University where he graduated on the Dean’s Honour Roll and was awarded a number of scholarships for academic achievement.


Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2016

Recent Work

Publications, Newsletters and Articles

Mandatory Breach Notification Under PIPEDA: Clock Is Ticking For Companies Without Security Breach Response Plans

Ontario Enacts Canada's First Concussion Safety Legislation

Conferences, Speaking Engagements, Events

Marco Ciarlariello Speaking at the Ryerson Entertainment Conference on the Sports Media Panel

Marco Ciarlariello Guest Arbitrator at the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

Marco Ciarlariello Moderating Panel on "Maintaining Integrity in Sport"

Marco Ciarlariello Spoke on “Shaping the Sports Industry”

Len Glickman, Stefanie Holland, Michael Alvaro and Marco Ciarlariello Arbitrators at the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada 2018

Marco Ciarlariello Serves as Guest Lecturer at UofT on "Current Challenges in the E-Sports Industry"

Len Glickman and Marco Ciarlariello are Arbitrators at the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

Proud to Present the 20th Annual ESLA Entertainment and Sport Law Conference: Featuring Expert Insights from Len Glickman, Stephen Selznick and Marco Ciarlariello

Marco Ciarlariello Lecturing on the Right of Publicity for Entertainment & Sports Law Course

Call to the bar

Ontario, 2017


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Entertainment & Sports Law Forum)
  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group
  • St. Michael’s College School Alumni Association


Copyright & Entertainment
Intellectual Property