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Siskinds Franchise, Licensing & Distribution Group works closely with manufacturers as they grow and expand their product-distribution systems. Services for manufacturers include assisting our clients to serve their customers more efficiently by providing legal solutions for producing and distributing products and services.

We advise clients in licensing products and business systems; document manufacturing and distribution arrangements; and counsel clients regarding all aspects of producing and distributing products and services to both wholesale and retail customers. product or service brand protection.

Brand, image, trademarks and identity issues are critical for the manufacturer. Our lawyers ensure that manufacturers protect these valuable assets when expanding distribution systems. We work with both local and multi-national manufacturers to address the challenges that arise in dealing with their distributors, including issues relating to supply, Competition Act/Anti-Trust, dealer termination and international expansion issues.

Siskinds experience in the nuances of product distribution has positioned us as a leader in the field. More importantly, we work with our clients to address both the business and legal issues necessary to position them for success.


Our Team

Learn more about Alec S. Bildy.

Alec S. Bildy

Partner - Business Law
Learn more about Stacey Bothwell.

Stacey Bothwell

Partner - Business Law
Learn more about Peter Dillon.

Peter Dillon

Partner - Franchise Law, Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity
Learn more about Adnan Chahbar.

Adnan Chahbar

Partner - Business Law

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I am so thankful to have connected with John [Morrissey] who helped solve our chaotic legal difficulty last summer. I chose Siskinds simply through an online search for local Estate Law. John responded to my general inquiry in a timely manner and presented himself on the phone in a way that invoked confidence and trust. The expertise evident in that initial call was authentic.
John’s kindness, attention to detail, and great skill was so appreciated as we maneuvered a messy family situation. Through the long course of events, I could always count on John to be on top of things, never miss deadlines or important actions, keep me informed, explain procedures, and be patient with various oddities of the family situation. John’s professionalism, responsiveness, and expertise exceeded my expectations. John’s skill in dealing with the argumentative party was exceptional. I will also add, that both Reenya Koshaba and Heather Whitty were extremely helpful, thorough, and detailed in all their work and responses.
I will endorse both Siskinds and John Morrissey to anyone in need of legal assistance. I cannot express enough my gratitude and relief for John’s help in resolving this emotional family controversy. - D.W.

I would like to thank Maciek Piekosz and his amazing team at Siskinds. Thank you for all of your hard work and and supplying me with the best support team ever. You have a wonderful group of people working in your law office and I appreciate every one of you! I will always recommend the Siskinds team and Maciek in particular. I really appreciate how hard Maciek fought for me and will remember the kindness and empathy he has shown me. I am very grateful. - C.B.

Elena [Ashford] and Angela [Belair] have been immensely useful in my application towards permanent residence. Elena's first hand experience as an immigrant brings out a compassionate approach towards her clients, and she is great with her knowledge of the processes involved. She takes a great initiative in ensuring that her clients stay on top of the documents and provides incredible insights into how the application would be viewed by the immigration offices. My application had come to a stand still, and after reaching out to her, it proceeded to approval within a month. Thank you to Elena and her team for all the great work! - C.P.