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Areas services offered
Global, Africa, Nationwide, Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape

Protection and development product / services distribution throughout Africa

Advice on setting up and maintaining a franchise

Negotiating franchise agreements for Franchisors and Franchisees

Drafting and review of Franchise Agreements and Disclosure Documents

Dispute resolution pertaining Franchise related matters

KISCH IP is a comprehensive specialist intellectual property firm whose services include advising on and assisting with registration and enforcement of patents, trade marks and copyright. Over the last 144 years, KISCH IP has developed extensive knowledge and experience of the various legal systems and structures throughout Africa. It safeguards the intellectual property rights of all clients,
from start-up companies to mulit-nationals, not only in South Africa, but throughout Africa and across the globe. KISCH IP prides itself on a highly personalised service and unique offering in a competitive industry, accomplished by a group of greatly skilled attorneys and support staff with exceptional knowledge and expertise.

Kevin Dam is a director at DM Kisch Inc and he is a senior member of their Commercial Department.

Kevin’s qualifications are BCom (Law); LLB; Advanced Certificate in Taxation; LLM (Corporate Law). Kevin is a Member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces; a Director of the Licensing Executives Society of South Africa and an Associate Member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Kevin’s experience includes:


  • Advice on the structuring of mutli-national product and services distribution and sale
  • Advice and assistance in the preparation of Franchise Agreements, Disclosure Documents and Operations Manuals.
  • Advice on the structuring of franchise businesses;
  • Dispute resolution
  • Compliance with the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act.

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