Franchising in Canada: A Guide for Franchisors and their Legal Counsel

Davis LLP Franchise Article


This paper is intended to provide franchisors and lawyers experienced in franchising with a broad overview of legal considerations relating to Canadian franchising and expansion of franchise systems within or to Canada. Topics covered include:

  • federal laws, including those related to trade-marks, copyrights, the patent act, privacy and immigration;
  • provincial franchise laws; and
  • information about expanding to Canada, including structuring the Canadian system and "Canadianizing" the franchise agreement.

 

 

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M. Sandra Appel
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Susan Friedman
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Pablo Guzman
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Bill Hearn
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Tamara Hunter
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Justin Mooney
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Catherine Pawluch
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Michael S. Richards
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Dana Schindelka
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David Spratley
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Félix Touzin
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Brian Tsuji
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Adrienne Woodyard
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