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July 21, 2017
Field Law Announces Northern Alberta Award Winners of the 2017 Field Law Community Fund Program
Fifth year of program breaks public voting records to support community initiatives in Northern Alberta

Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the Northern Alberta winners of the Field Law Community Fund Program (“the Program”). This year, the Program celebrated its fifth year of supporting local community initiatives in Southern Alberta, Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories....


July 17, 2017
Field Law Announces Northwest Territories Award Winners of the 2017 Field Law Community Fund Program
Fifth year of program breaks public voting records to support community initiatives in the NWT

Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the Northwest Territories winners of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). This year, the Program celebrated its fifth year of supporting local community initiatives in Southern Alberta, Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories....


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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.