Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm


The Firm represents major international and regional franchise clients operating in a wide variety of industries.

The Firm’s expert attorneys have experience in every type ofarrangement utilized in international franchising and its supporting documentation, including direct licensing, area (or multi-unit) franchises, sub-franchise (or master franchise) arrangements, conversion franchises, niche (or alternative location or hannel) franchises, joint ventures, and any combination of these approaches, thus enabling them to provide comprehensive advice and anticipate relevant issues.

The Firm counsels companies on evolving their business into a franchise and on market entry strategies by recommending and implementing efficient legal and tax structures to serve as a base for the launch of the franchise and its expansion, drafting franchise documents including confidentiality, development, master and unit franchise agreements and sale of products contracts, and advising on the protection and enhancement of the franchise’s intellectual property capital locally and internationally.