The firm assists its clients in the setting-up of license agreements, franchise systems and distribution networks. The firm has developed a thorough practice in the areas of licensing, franchising law and distribution law, Marc Berberian having participated in the deployment of several franchise, multi-unit franchise and master franchise systems, as well as various distribution networks in France and around the world.

The firm drafts and negotiates all legal and contractual documentation necessary to organize negotiations with commercial partners and following such to set up franchise or distribution networks, such as:

  • Any documentation organizing pre-contractual relations:
    • Memorandums of Understanding, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Territory Reservation Agreements etc.;
    • Disclosure Documents;
  • Franchise, Multi-Unit Franchise or Master Franchise Agreements, Trademark and/or Know-How License Agreements;
  • Distribution, Supply, and Manufacturing Agreements.

The firm equally assists its clients in the settlement of disputes between franchisees and franchisors, and such before both state and arbitral tribunals.