Franchise and Distribution
We are here to provide advice
We advise several Quebec and Canadian franchisers both before the courts and in the implementation and expansion of their network, notably implicating strategic and legal advice on mandates related to the start-up of a network, acquisitions, negotiation and drafting of leases, issues related to intellectual property, the application of the Charter of the French Language and insolvency.
Our team also advises agri-food manufacturers and wholesalers to establish their distribution network and negotiate licenses in Canada and abroad.
- Competition Law
- Concession Agreements
- Consumer Protection
- Distribution Agreements
- Distribution and Agency Contracts
- Establishing Franchise Networks
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Agreements
- Franchise Law
- Franchisor-Franchisee Disputes
- Trademark Protection
Jean Charest chooses TCJ
Therrien Couture Joli-Cœur (TCJ) is proud to announce that Jean Charest is joining its firm.
January 1st, 2024 : Increase in official Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) fees - The countdown has begun
To reduce its structural deficit, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has decided to increase most of its official fees for patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, geographical indications, official marks, and integrated (…)
Labour and Employment
An admitted fault is half forgiven
On January 2nd, 2023, an arbitrator confirmed that soliciting colleagues to participate in a pyramid scheme and lying to his employer on the matter constitutes sufficient grounds to justify the dismissal of an employee.