Navigating the complex landscape of franchise law requires a keen understanding of both business dynamics and legal intricacies. KMK Law’s Franchising Law Practice Group is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services to franchisors, franchisees, and businesses involved in franchising in the United States.
Our services include:
- Franchise Development and Compliance. Our seasoned attorneys assist clients in structuring and developing franchise systems and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations. We meticulously navigate the intricacies of franchise disclosure documents in compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s Franchise Rule and relevant state disclosure laws and help clients establish and grow their franchises while adhering to legal requirements. We also assist in franchise transfers, terminations and other common transactions in the life-cycle of a franchise system.
- Franchise Agreements. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating franchise agreements is a cornerstone of our practice. Whether you are a franchisor or franchisee, our attorneys work diligently to create agreements that protect your interests and establish a solid foundation for a successful franchising relationship.
- Regulatory Compliance. Staying abreast of the ever-evolving regulatory landscape is crucial in the franchising industry. Our attorneys guide clients through compliance issues, ensuring that their operations align with federal and state laws governing franchises, licensing, and disclosure.
- Dispute Resolution and Litigation. In the event of disputes, our seasoned litigators are prepared to represent clients in mediation, arbitration, or court. Whether it is a breach of contract, intellectual property dispute, or other franchise-related conflicts, we zealously advocate for our clients’ rights and interests.
- Corporate and Business Transactions, Trademark Registration. Our holistic approach extends beyond franchise-specific matters. We provide comprehensive corporate and business legal services, assisting clients in mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions that impact their franchise operations. Our intellectual property attorneys are also available to assist with establishing and maintaining our clients’ trademark portfolios in connection with a franchise system.