Franchise & intellectual property

Franchising

Chilli Law regularly provides legal advice to both franchisors and franchisees in relation to this complex area of the law.

Advice to franchisors

  • advising franchisors in relation to strategies to protect and licence intellectual property within franchises
  • acting and advising in the establishment of new franchises or transfers of existing ones
  • preparation of Franchise Agreements, disclosure documents and all related documents required under applicable legislation
  • advising in relation to compliance with the Franchising Code of Conduct and other trade practices issues
  • assisting your franchise business in the introduction of an internal compliance strategy

Advice to franchisees

  • advising franchisees in relation to their rights under the Franchising Code of Conduct
  • advising franchisees in relation to draft Franchise Agreements
  • advising on and negotiating terms of Leases and Licences to Occupy
  • providing Legal Advice Certificates

Intellectual Property

We provide a range of services aimed at protecting your intellectual property:

  • structuring advice to ensure that your intellectual property is protected from trading risk, including advice on structuring your business and putting in place appropriate licensing agreements
  • trademark registrations and oppositions
  • non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality agreements
  • advice in relation to copyright issues

From the Blog

9
May

What 5 things can a good Consulting Agreement do for you?
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Employee issues on sale of business
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22
Nov

Protection from Beyond the Grave: Testamentary Trusts
22nd November 2016

Testamentary trusts are a truly mighty tool to provide lasting benefits to your children on your...

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