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Intellectual Trademark Association Leadership Meeting (New Orleans, November 6-9, 2018)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
November, 2018
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (October 12, 2018)
Elected – Stephanie Chong
Secretary
October, 2018
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 92nd Annual Meeting (Vancouver, October 10-12, 2018)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
October, 2018
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Franchise distinguished by assistance offered, control exerted
September, 2018 AdvocateDaily.com
The Best Lawyers In Canada, 2019 Edition
Recognized – Lloyd Hoffer
as a leader in Franchise Law and Personal Injury Litigation
August, 2018 bestlawyers.com
The Best Lawyers In Canada, 2019 Edition
Recognized – Joseph Adler
as a leader in franchise law
August, 2018 bestlawyers.com
Who's Who Legal: Franchise 2018
Recognized – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
July, 2018
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Before seeking injunctive relief, consider time left in franchise term
July, 2018 AdvocateDaily.com
International Trademark Association 140th Annual Meeting (Seattle, May 19-23, 2018)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
May, 2018
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (Ottawa, April 24, 2018)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
Council meeting and reception hosted by IPIC on Parliament Hill in celebration of World IP Day
April, 2018
Canadian Franchise Association National Convention (Ottawa, April 22-24, 2018)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
April, 2018
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
OCA decision not a 'get out of jail free' card for franchisors
April, 2018 AdvocateDaily.com
International Franchise Association 58th Annual Convention (Phoenix, February 10-13, 2018)
Round Table Facilitator – Joseph Adler
Effective ways to conduct your due diligence on international prospects
February, 2018
International Franchise Association 58th Annual Convention (Phoenix, February 10-13, 2018)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
February, 2018
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Employment-related regulation not domain of franchisors
February, 2018 AdvocateDaily.com
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
More room for improvement following franchise law changes
December, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Annual Conference (Toronto, November 18, 2017)
Co-speaker – Stephanie Chong
IP Without Tears: An Intellectual Property Law Update for the Uninitiated
November, 2017
International Trademark Association Leadership Meeting (Washington, November 7-10, 2017)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
November, 2017
Ontario Bar Association 17th Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto, November 16, 2017)
Co-speaker – Lloyd Hoffer
The Measure of a Franchisee's Worth
November, 2017
Ontario Bar Association 17th Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto, November 16, 2017)
Co-speaker – Joseph Adler
Managing the Disclosure Process
November, 2017
Ontario Bar Association 17th Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto, November 16, 2017)
Attendees – Joseph Alder, Lloyd Hoffer, Idan Erez, Emily Lukaweski
Franchise Law in Canada: All Grown Up?
November, 2017
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
New franchise agreements can extend right of rescission
November, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (Toronto, October 26)
Co-speaker – Lloyd Hoffer
Introduction to the Fundamentals for Retaining, Working with, and Being a Medical Expert
October, 2017
American Bar Association 40th Annual Forum on Franchising, (Palm Desert, October 18-20, 2017)
Attendee – Joseph Adler
October, 2017
International Network of Boutique & Independent Law Firms Black Tie Weekend (San Francisco, October 19-22, 2017)
Attendee – Lloyd Hoffer
October, 2017
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 91st Annual Meeting (Niagara Falls, October 11-13, 2017)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
October, 2017
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (October 12, 2017)
Elected – Stephanie Chong
Treasurer
October, 2017
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 91st Annual Meeting (Niagara Falls, October 11-13, 2017)
Co-speaker – Stephanie Chong
Who's Offended? A Review of the Laws on Obscene, Scandalous and Immoral Marks in Canada, the US and EU
October, 2017
Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Law Day (Toronto, September 26, 2017)
Speaker – Idan Erez
Use and Administration of Advertising Funds
September, 2017
Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Law Day (Toronto, September 26, 2017)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer, Idan Erez
September, 2017
Cannabis Law Journal, Issue 6 (September 1, 2017)
Author – Idan Erez
Canada: The New Proposed Cannabis Act: Implications for Franchisors
September, 2017 Cannabis Law Journal
The Best Lawyers In Canada, 2018 Edition
Recognized – Lloyd Hoffer
as a Leader in Franchise Law and Personal Injury Litigation
August, 2017
The Best Lawyers In Canada, 2018 Edition
Recognized – Joseph Adler
as a leader in Franchise Law
August, 2017
The Brandon Sun (August 4, 2017)
Mentioned – Stephanie Chong
Man who trademarked name of his own county hands it over to council
August, 2017
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Subjective approach to franchise rescission shut down
July, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, Fundamentals of Franchising® – Canada, Second Edition (2017)
Co-author – Joseph Adler
Acting for the Canadian Franchise
July, 2017
Intellectual Property Rights Owners Given More Ammunition in Canada (June 29, 2017)
Stephanie Chong

June, 2017 Download Article
2018 Canadian Business Franchise Handbook
Author – Joseph Adler
Legal Issues when Buying a Franchise
June, 2017
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Women in IP Networking Group Webinar (June 21, 2017)
Co-speaker – Stephanie Chong
Action Not Aspiration: Concrete Steps Toward Diversity and Inclusion
June, 2017
2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers In Canada Directory, Lexpert®
Listed – Joseph Adler
Focus on Cross-border Corporate Law and Transactions, specifically in Franchise Law
June, 2017
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Uncertainty for franchisors after Raibex decision
May, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
International Trademark Association Annual Meeting (Barcelona, May 20-24, 2017)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Stephanie Chong
May, 2017
AdvocateDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Franchise laws a mixed bleassing
April, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
Canadian Franchise Association National Convention (Niagara Falls, April 2-4, 2017)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
April, 2017
Law Times (Vol. 28, No. 11) (March 27, 2017)
Interviewed for article – Stephanie Chong
Are interlocutory orders making a comeback in IP?
March, 2017
Canadian Franchise Association's How to Franchise Your Business Seminar (Toronto, March 2, 2017)
Speaker – Joseph Adler
Legal Aspects to Consider when Franchising your Business
March, 2017
Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Show (Toronto, February 25-26, 2017)
Speaker – Joseph Adler
10 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Franchise
February, 2017
Chambers Canada 2017, Nationwide-Canada, Franchising Ranking
Recognized – Joseph Adler
February, 2017
International Franchising Association 57th Annual Convention (Las Vegas, January 29-February 1, 2017)
Attendees – Lloyd Hoffer, Joseph Adler
February, 2017
Business Solution Roundtable, International Franchising Association 57th Annual Convention (Las Vegas, January 29-February 1, 2017)
Co-facilitator – Joseph Adler
Looking to Expand, eh? Tips on Franchising in Canada
February, 2017
AdvocatDaily.com
Featured – Joseph Adler
Franchise lawyers shouldn't lose sight of the little guy: Joseph Adler
January, 2017 AdvocateDaily.com
Ontario Bar Association program on Intellectual Property Litigation (Toronto)
Co-speaker – Stephanie Chong
"Tactical Considerations in Bringing Motions before the Federal Court"
November, 2016
International Trademark Association Leadership Meeting (Florida)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
November, 2016
Ontario Bar Association 16th Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto)
Attendees – Lloyd Hoffer, Joseph Adler, Idan Erez, Trish Vrotsos
November, 2016
Ontario Bar Association 16th Annual Franchise Law Conference (Toronto)
Co-speaker – Joseph Adler
Advanced Disclosure Issues
November, 2016
American Bar Association 39th Annual Forum on Franchising (Florida)
Attendee – Joseph Adler
November, 2016
Canada's Competition Law: What Franchises Should Know
Joseph Adler (Co-Author)

November, 2016 Download Article
The Franchise Show, Canadian Franchise Association (Toronto)
Speaker – Joseph Adler
"10 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying a Franchise"
October, 2016
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers 10th Annual Conference (Toronto)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
October, 2016
International Network of Boutique Law Firms 2016 Black Tie Weekend (Chicago)
Attendee – Lloyd Hoffer
September, 2016
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 90th Annual Meeting (Quebec City)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
September, 2016
Canadian Franchise Association Franchise Law Day (Toronto)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Idan Erez
September, 2016
Canadian Franchise Association Webinar
Co-speaker – Joseph Adler
Negotiating an International Franchise Agreement
May, 2016
International Franchise Association 49th Annual Legal Symposium
Attendee – Joseph Adler
May, 2016
Canadian Franchise Association National Convention
Attendee – Joseph Adler
April, 2016
International Franchise Association 56th Annual Convention
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
February, 2016
Ontario Bar Association 15th Annual Franchise Law Conference
Attendee – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
November, 2015
American Bar Association 38th Annual Forum on Franchising (New Orleans, October 14-16, 2015)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer
October, 2015
Mini-LLB for CIOs conference (Federated Press)
Speaker – Joseph Adler
Legal Risks and Governance Challenges for Social Media
February, 2015
International Trademark Association Annual Meeting (Hong Kong)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
May, 2014
Canadian Franchise Association National Convention (Niagara Falls)
Attendees – Lloyd Hoffer, Joseph Adler and Stephanie Chong
April, 2014
Canadian Franchise Association National Convention (Niagara Falls)
Co-speaker – Joseph Adler
Judicial and Legislative Update
April, 2014
International Franchise Association Annual Convention
Attendee – Joseph Adler
February, 2014
Canadian Franchise Association Law Day (Toronto)
Attendees – Joseph Adler, Lloyd Hoffer and Stephanie Chong
January, 2014
Canadian Franchise Association Law Day (Toronto)
Co-speaker – Lloyd Hoffer
Assisting your Legal Team to Assist You
January, 2014
American Bar Association Forum on Franchising Annual Conference
Attendee – Joseph Adler
October, 2013
International Network of Boutique Law Firms
Attendees – Lloyd Hoffer and Joseph Adler
October, 2013
Canadian Franchise Association
Moderator – Joseph Adler
How to Franchise Your Business Session
October, 2013
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Annual Meeting (Gatineau)
Moderator – Stephanie Chong
Intellectual Property vs. Cultural Property: From Colonization to Co-existence
September, 2013
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Annual Meeting (Gatineau)
Vice-Chair – Stephanie Chong
September, 2013
Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Dinner
Speaker – Joseph Adler
What to include in a review of a Disclosure Document package for a prospective franchisee?
June, 2013
Ontario Bar Association Franchise Law Dinner
Attendees – Lloyd Hoffer, Joseph Adler
June, 2013
International Trademark Association Annual Meeting (Dallas)
Attendee – Stephanie Chong
May, 2013
Franchise Expansion Across Our Borders: Canada and Mexico

October, 2012 Download Article
Critical Issues in Site Selection Leasing and Development

November, 2011 Download Article
What's In A Name?

November, 2011 Download Article
Assessing Materiality in Franchise Disclosure Documents: A Canada-U.S. Analysis
Co-authored by Joseph Y. Adler and Michael R. Laidhold

May, 2011 Download Article
Don't Give Away The Store: Site Selection and Leasing Issues in Franchising

April, 2011 Download Article
Intelligent Franchising Newsletter

March, 2011 Download Article
Trademark Truisms: Best Practices for Acquiring and Managing Trade-marks

September, 2010 Download Article
CFA Checklist for Franchisees

July, 2010 Download Article
Bullet-Proofing Your Disclosure Documents

May, 2010 Download Article
Diversity in Franchising: A Win-Win Proposition

May, 2010

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Trademark Truisms

May, 2010 Download Article
Canada and the Madrid Protocol: An Update

May, 2010 Download Article
Canada: Restrictions on Extensions of Time in Examination

April, 2010 Download Article
Intelligent Franchising Newsletter

April, 2010 Download Article
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Recent Canadian Bankruptcy Legislation Amendments and Their Impact on Intellectual Property Licensing

January, 2010 Download Article
The Ethics of Franchising - ABA Franchise Law Journal

October, 2009 Download Article
The Franchise Relationship The Whole Nine Yards

October, 2009 Download Article
Canada's Federal Court rejects American law of Fraud on the Trademark Office

October, 2009 Download Article
Ask a Legal Expert

September, 2009 Download Article
Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2009: The Expected and Unexpected

September, 2009 Download Article
.ca Registry Seeking Feedback on WHOIS Privacy Policy

September, 2009 Download Article
What do I need to consider when contemplating the purchase of a franchise?

March, 2009 Download Article
Creative Financing Solutions

March, 2009 Download Article
Important Developments in Franchise Disclosure Law: When is a disclosure document not a disclosure document?
Co-authored by Cynthia Yang

January, 2009 Download Article
New Franchise Clients

November, 2008 Download Article
A Technical Explanation of the .tel Launch

November, 2008 Download Article
Changes to the .ca WHOIS Privacy Policy

November, 2008 Download Article
The Law of Franchising in Canada: An Introduction

September, 2008 Download Article
Succession: The Legal Issues

May, 2008 Download Article
Resales: The Legal Issues

February, 2008 Download Article
Alternative Expansion Models

November, 2007 Download Article
Renewals, Resales, Transfers & Buybacks

March, 2007 Download Article
Franchise Canada Article

September, 2006 Download Article
Signing On the Dotted Line: Legal Issues

February, 2006 Download Article
Bringing a Foreign Franchise System to Canada - 2 Parts

September, 2005 Download Article
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How to Locate the Right Lawyer for your Franchised Business

April, 2005 Download Article
Cross-Border Franchising Alert!

March, 2005 Download Article
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Interested in Franchising Your Business?

February, 2005 Download Article
The Fundamental Aspects of the Franchise Agreement

October, 2004 Download Article
The U.S. Invasion: A Survey of U.S. Franchise Systems Coming into Canada

April, 2004 Download Article
A Critical Analysis of Ontario's Franchise Disclosure Act

March, 2003 Download Article
A Critical Analysis of Ontario's Franchise Disclosure Regulations

March, 2003 Download Article
Drafting Franchise Agreements in the 21st Century

February, 2003 Download Article