(b) grant of rights. Supplier grants Distributor, for the duration and subject to the conditions set forth therein, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable right to use the Marks in connection with the marketing, use, sale and service of the Products in the Territory, in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and any instructions issued from time to time by supplier. The distributor must not modify or remove the trademarks that apply to the products. During the lifetime, the distributor has the right to inform the public that he is an authorized reseller of the products. Distribution, although inconstignados, is the vital artery of many companies and businesses. This is one of the reasons why we can buy iPhones from anywhere in the United States, although they are made in China, and the main reason why your favorite chip is always fully equipped, even in the smallest supermarket in your country, regardless of the season and distance. Distribution is just how manufacturers can pass on their products to sellers and consumers at ground level, which means it`s quite important. Such a meaning can easily be manipulated and distribution agreements (later) come into play. Small businesses that can`t afford this deal tend to use distributors more to cut costs, do more (distributors can also offer after-sales services, especially for tech products) while getting their products noticed by customers.
And when distributors are hired, a distribution contract is designed and used. A distribution agreement is a legal document, which means that it must be treated with special attention. It is important that you have a lawyer nearby if you sign it or while it is designed not to make mistakes. In many cases and categorically, the manufacturer/supplier invests significant financial and other resources in the design and manufacture of the products covered by the distribution contract. Therefore, unlike specific cases justifying a derogation, it is necessary to verify substantially and operationally that the property rights inherent in the products remain the exclusive property of the manufacturer/distributor. The importance of precision and the establishment of sound contractual protection of current and future intellectual property rights cannot be underestimated. The rights of the manufacturer/supplier and distributor are legally correct to describe the nature and extent of the distribution rights with the required precision and, as rights, the extent of the license to use the products that the manufacturer/supplier grants to the distributor and its customers. Each distribution agreement has a number of clauses in place, but some are more important than others. Some of them are.
This article lists and discusses the basic rules and the many aspects that should be taken into consideration when trying to define and anchor the conditions of cooperation with the selected party, after it has been decided to market the products by appointing a reseller. The designation of the distributor by the supplier in section 1 of this Agreement is an exclusive date for the distribution of the products in the territory. . . .