Our firm has extensive experience in legal advisory services for Franchisors and Franchisees, assisting our clients in all stages of the business including:
Assistance in the decision of joining the franchise system (both for existing business that intend to adopt a certain model and for entrepreneurs wishing to join the system);
Validation of the business model under a legal framework, especially within the contractual, corporate, tax, and intellectual property scope;
Structuring of the operation’s legal concept (preparation of a Franchise Offering Circular, Franchise Preliminary Agreement and Franchise Agreement, revision of Manuals, development of standard contracts to be adopted, and protection of trademarks, logotypes, know-how, and other rights);
Registration of contracts before the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office;
Legal assistance to Franchisor and Franchisees during the effectiveness of the agreements;
Legal practice in dispute resolutions, involving negotiation, mediation and judicial or arbitration proceedings.