Over the years our IP practice group has offered different
levels of services connected to franchising law & distributorship issues which
services centre around advising major international franchisors as well as
assistance to local franchisees or prospective ones.
From this experience we have tailored
what we consider to be a most efficient and informative client service which
Services to Franchisors
representing your interests in Malta, representing you in
negations and on contracts
advice on direct licensing; joint venture agreements and
master franchise agreements
formal appointment by foreign firms and acting as local
council in advising them on local franchising legislation
on Maltese IP & Franchising law
Services to Franchisees
delineating the business concept including the reasons for selecting a
revision of franchise agreements, manuals, business methods, get-up
requirements and other compulsory covenants
analysing the track record of the franchisor and the strength of the
franchise in question
analysing standard clauses and studying clauses that can be open to
structuring of best methods of protection
counselling clients on ICT requirements and technology agreements
advice and assistance including litigation in relation to franchising.
encourage prospective franchisees and franchisors to contact us to discuss
preliminarily the best strategy for taking on a franchise arrangement or
entering the Maltese market.
Our IP team will be happy to discuss legal and business
strategy matters that are applicable in this area.