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Firm Announcements

April 2017
Field Law Supports Pay-it-Forward Ideas of Local Organizations and Community Causes with $75,000

Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the launch of its 5th annual Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The Program supports local initiatives and causes within communities in Northern and Southern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. In 2017, the Program will donate $75,000 across all three regions....



Taking Off: Drone Law in Canada
What You Need to Know to (Legally) Operate a Drone

Did you know that people operating drones are considered pilots of aircraft? Or that the Canadian drone market is estimated to be worth between $100-$260 million by 2024? How about the fact that more than 300 Canadian companies fall within the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle sector?...


Upcoming Presentations


June 15, 2017
"Fiduciary Duty" as an Ingredient of the Pension "MĂ©lange"
Calgary

Greg Harding, Taylor Woolsey


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.