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Franchise Law
  Business Law      Business Transactions      Franchise Law   
  Real Estate      Bankruptcy Law      Employment Law   

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Jones & Associates provides consultation, advice and legal representation on the wide range of franchise law issues, including, but not limited to:

  the negotiation of franchise agreements

  trade name, trademark and service mark issues

  non-competition, confidentiality, and territory agreements

  the acquisition, operation and sale of franchise businesses

  the financing of franchise businesses

  the formation of the operating entities and ownership structure of the franchisee, including agreements among owners relating to the management and operation of the business, ownership percentages, capital contributions, rights of first refusal and other restrictions on transfers of ownership, and ownership and employee compensation arrangements

  enforcement of rights with respect to franchise agreements and other related agreements, including negotiations of disputes, arbitration and litigation where necessary, including temporary restraining orders and injunctions.

 We also provide consultation, advice and legal representation to the on-going franchise business.  We have represented clients holding franchises of national brands, and franchisee clients operating multiple business operations and clients having business operations in several states.


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  2020 Jones & Associates, P.C.
Inner Harbor Center, 400 East Pratt Street, Suite 800, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Telephone: (443) 759-3080  Fax: (443) 759-3001