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Field Law has a wide range of experience and knowledge in all aspects of Canadian franchise law, allowing us to ensure that our clients’ franchise arrangements are properly addressed from a practical, legal and business perspective. Our group of highly trained lawyers provides assistance on a complete range of issues affecting franchise systems today including compliance with the Alberta Franchises Act.

We are leaders in providing high quality legal services to both franchisees and franchisors on a variety of matters, including:

  • Preparing and drafting franchise agreements
  • Providing legal advice on compliance with the Alberta Franchises Act disclosure requirements
  • Structuring leasing arrangements and financing arrangements for franchised outlets
  • Identifying and pursuing appropriate remedies if a franchise relationship breaks down
  • Advising and assisting in negotiation and documentation of territorial expansion
  • Providing advice on tax implications of franchise business in Canada
  • Protecting and registering trade marks and trade names
  • Protecting trade-dress
  • Assisting with brand guidelines and trade-mark enforcement
  • Providing advice on confidentiality obligations and trade secrets
  • Assisting with all aspects of employment law and occupational health and safety legal issues

Field Law has a team of trade-mark agents with both Canadian and U.S. knowledge. Our depth of background in the field of trade-marks, both in Canada and the United States, and our network of contacts in other jurisdictions provides a solid foundation upon which to protect your brand, build your Canadian franchise, and expand it across the border.

Lawyer, Trademark Agent, CLP