OUTER HOUSE, COURT OF SESSION
 CSOH 114
OPINION OF LORD WOOLMAN
In the cause
WILSON IMPORTS LTD
ADVANCE SPORT SAS
Pursuer: I Clark; Gilson Gray LLP
Defender: Frain-Bell; Gillespie Macandrew LLP
20 August 2015
 Everlast World’s Boxing Headquarters Corporation (“Everlast Corp”) is based in the USA. It owns the “Everlast” brand of clothing, gym equipment and accessories, which is particularly associated with boxing. The goods are manufactured by companies in China, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
 In August 2011, Everlast Corp granted Wilson Imports Limited (“Wilson”) a licence to promote, distribute and sell its products in Europe. Three months later Wilson entered into a sub-licence with a French company, Advance Sport SAS (“Advance”).
 The sub-licence was contained in a distribution agreement, whose principal terms were as follows:
(a) Wilson granted Advance a non-exclusive sub-licence to distribute Everlast products in France, Monaco and Andorra from 1 January 2012 until 31 December 2014.
(b) Advance had to purchase all its Everlast products from Wilson.
(c) Advance had to pay all invoices within 30 days.
(d) Wilson could terminate the distribution agreement by giving six months’ notice in writing.
(e) The distribution agreement could only be varied in writing.