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Firm Announcements

May 2017
Field Law Announces Voting Phase of Community Fund Program

Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the launch of the online voting phase of the fifth year of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The Program, which supports local pay-it-forward initiatives in the communities Field Law operates in, is now accepting public input to help determine how many of the almost 100 applicants will be awarded funds from the $75,000 available....

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....

Upcoming Presentations

May 31, 2017
Taking Off: Drone Law in Canada

Shohini Bagchee, Erika Carrasco, Marc Yu, Randal Carlson

June 7, 2017
Marijuana in the Workplace Workshop
Calgary and Edmonton

Jenna Kirk, Geoffrey Hope, Christin Elawny, Leanne Monsma

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.