Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams

Adams Adams
Services/Products offered
Regional, Nationwide, Africa, Global
Areas services offered
Global, Africa, Nationwide, Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Western Cape
Accredited Member Service Provider Member

Our franchise practice is able to assist with all legal aspects related to franchising agreements and ​commercial litigation ​pertaining to franchising​.

Adams & Adams can assist with the following Franchising queries:

  • Strategic structuring and set up of franchise systems
  • Protection of intellectual property including:
    • registration of trade marks/brands
    • copyright advice
    • patent and design advice
    • know-how and trade secret advice
  • Advice on the Consumer Protection Act (CPA)
  • Preparation of business focused competent franchise agreements
  • Review and updating of disclosure documents
  • Auditing and updating of franchise agreements
  • Auditing of franchise business systems
  • Ongoing successful management of franchisees
  • Dispute resolution services
  • Licensing and commercialisation of intellectual property
  • Distribution and agency agreements
  • Company registrations and secretarial services
  • Companies Act Compliance

Adams &amp

Eugene Honey, Partner

Eugene Honey has specialised in Trade Marks and Copyright matters, as well as Commercial IP matters including Franchising and Licensing, IP valuations, IP Due Diligence and IP portfolio management for over three decades. He acts for many local and international trade mark Proprietors, Licensors and Franchisors. He has been on the EXCO and has been the legal advisor to the Franchise Association of South Africa for over 20 years.

Best Lawyers recognised Eugene as the Franchise Lawyer of the Year in 2023.

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