Chad Finkelstein is a partner and Registered Trademark Agent in Dale & Lessmann’s Corporate Commercial Group. Chad’s practice includes all areas of business law with an emphasis on franchise law, licensing and distribution, intellectual property law, advertising and marketing law and gaming law. Chad is an advisor to domestic and foreign franchise companies, brand owners, manufacturers, distributors, licensors, advertisers, marketers, gaming operators and IT service providers. He is a frequent writer and speaker for industry publications and events, including contributing a regular franchise blog to the Financial Post, one of Canada’s leading national newspapers. Chad has also been interviewed by BNN, CBC, The Globe and Mail, National Post, CTV, CH News and various other television and radio news programs, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto on the topic of franchise law. Chad has been recognized in a number of publications for his work in Franchise Law, including Who’s Who Legal: Canada, Lexpert®, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers and Franchise Times.
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Franchise Law - Franchisor