Counseling and advising franchisors starting new franchise businesses
- Creating new entities and/or partnerships amongst owners of the franchisor
Preparing FDD (Franchise Disclosure Documents) and related exhibits, including Franchise Agreements, Area Development Agreements, and Sub-Franchisor/Franchisee relationships
- Coordinating and ensuring regulatory compliance in registration states, as well as business opportunity states
Registering intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights, etc.)
- Guidance on day to day legal and operational issues for new and mature franchised systems
- Dispute resolution on fees, encroachments/territory, termination and other relationship issues between the franchisor and franchisee or third parties.