Our business is expanding and we want to appoint distributors in the other States. How do we go about this?

Our business is expanding and we want to appoint distributors in the other States. How do we go about this?

You can protect your business by drawing up a Distribution Agreement for proposed distributors to sign. This will set out what the distributor can and cannot do. In particular it ensures they do not acquire any rights to your trade marks or other intellectual property and it sets out what they are paid in return.