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Daniel P. Smith of DPS Legal Counsel has represented franchisors with respect to both their domestic and international franchise offerings and operations. He has prepared franchise offering documents and registered franchise offerings in most registration states, and prepared franchise agreements, software licensing agreements, non-competition agreements, and guaranty agreements for use throughout the United States and in approximately 50 foreign countries.
DPS Legal Counsel can assist you or your business with respect to franchising and trademark licensing.
Whether you are interested in purchasing a franchise or you are a company interested in franchising your business format in order to expand the distribution of your goods or services, DPS Legal Counsel is available to advise and counsel you.
If you believe your company may be at the point that you would like to consider establishing a domestic or international franchise network, give DPS Legal Counsel a call.
DPS Legal Counsel can work with new or established franchisors with respect to the preparation of franchise and ancillary agreements and franchise disclosure documents. If your plans include the sale of franchises in states that require registration, DPS Legal Counsel can help you comply with the various state registration requirements so that you can make offers of your franchises in those states.
Entering into a franchise relationship is a big step, and franchise agreements and disclosure documents can be confusing. Before you sign an agreement with a franchisor, consider giving DPS Legal Counsel a call to assist you with a review of the various franchise documents presented to you by the franchisor. Often, franchisors will be willing to negotiate a better deal for those prospective franchisees who ask and understand what their legal options are.
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