Franchising

Boutique Service From A Trusted Brand
Arent Fox represents some of the leading franchisors and franchisees in the hospitality industry.

We counsel franchisors and franchisees in the creation and expansion of their franchise and distribution systems, transactional and regulatory matters, and the negotiation of franchise and management agreements.

Given our regulatory and business knowledge on a wide range of franchise issues, we offer services that include establishing and maintaining licensing programs; selecting, using, protecting and enforcing trademarks and service marks domestically and abroad; selling system assets; acquiring other franchisor-related systems or assets; restructuring licensing relationships with existing franchisees; settling disputes with other franchisors, franchisees and governmental agencies; and negotiating franchise and management arrangements for newly acquired hotel and resort properties.

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