The Changing Landscape of Distribution & Franchise Law

06 May 2008 Milwaukee, WI Past Event

Location

The Pfister Hotel
424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Agenda

Special Breakfast Session:
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Seminar:
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

17th Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar

Foley & Lardner LLP will present its 17th Annual Law of Product Distribution & Franchise Seminar on Tuesday, May 6, 2008. Our attorneys will  address the forces that are changing the legal landscape.

Topics include:

  • Special Breakfast Session – Legislative Update: What are Congress and Your State’s Legislature Doing That Will Impact Your Business?
  • Important Considerations Regarding Dealer Terminations
  • Distributor and Franchisee Termination: Sometimes When You Win, You Lose
  • Upgrading Distribution and Franchise Networks: The Process of Improving Capabilities and Performance
  • How to Leverage the 2005 Bankruptcy Code Amendments in Dealing With Troubled Dealers and Franchisees
  • Profit Passover Provisions
  • Termination of International Dealers and Sales Representatives
  • Antitrust Law Developments
  • California Proposition 65 – New Warning Requirements for Everything From French Fries to Medical Devices
  • Intellectual Property in Distribution & Franchise Agreements: A License to Fix Prices?
  • Comparative Advertising – Good, Better, and Best in the Marketplace
  • Keeping Up With the Competition While Keeping Out of Trouble: Communicating With Competitors and Trade Associations
  • Controlling Resale Prices Charged by Franchisees, Distributors, and Dealers: Pushing the Envelope of Recent Supreme Court Decisions
  • Practical Tips for E-Discovery in Antitrust and Distribution Cases
  • The Robinson-Patman Act: The Basics and Beyond
  • Top 10 Cases of 2007 – 2008
  • Terms and Conditions of Purchase/Sale - Basic Principles                   
  • Information Management for Manufacturers and Franchisors
  • Terms and Conditions of Purchase/Sale – Advanced Topics
  • The Changing Landscape of Arbitration: Arbitration Basics and Law Update
  • The Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006: Is Your Mark Still "Famous"?
  • The New Arbitration Debate: Are We Using the Silver Bullet to Shoot Ourselves in the Foot?
  • What Happens When You Mix Trademarks, Brand Names and the Internet?
  • Too Much of a Good Thing? The Paradox of Control in Franchisor and Supplier Vicarious Claims
  • Getting the Lead Out: Product Recalls Now and in the Future

Foley will apply for CLE credit after the seminar. Please note that each state has its own rules and regulations for CLE-qualified programs.

If you have any questions, please contact Kei Miller at kmiller@foley.com.

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The Changing Landscape of Distribution & Franchise Law

Location

The Pfister Hotel
424 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Agenda

Special Breakfast Session:
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Seminar:
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.