Franchising

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We represent clients in establishing and operating domestic and international franchise programs. Our franchise team counsels franchisors on business and legal issues, preparation and state filing of the franchise disclosure document (FDD), franchisee relations, intellectual property, real estate issues and dispute resolution. We review FDD’s for prospective franchise buyers and assist in the purchase and sale of existing franchise units. Taylor English attorneys’ draft and negotiate franchise, supplier, distribution and vendor agreements. The firm handles disputes between franchisees and franchisors relating to payments, enforcement of franchise agreement provisions and franchise requirements. The firm also prepares documents for sellers of business opportunities and seller assisted marketing plans, as well as state filings. We regularly advise numerous clients on establishing franchises versus licensing of trademarks and operational systems.

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