TB lawyers represent
a wide variety of industries, including: supermarket, beauty salon,
retail clothing, printing, publishing, restaurants, optical services, cleaning services, health insurance, video tape rental, hotels, convenience
stores, cosmetics, computer services, entertainment, food distribution, bars, automobile rental, personnel services, pharmacy, real estate
brokerage, travel agencies and telecommunications.
TYPE OF FRANCHISE
We make every type of arrangement
used in franchising such as direct licensing, area franchises, sub-franchise
arrangements, "conversion" franchises, "combination"
franchises, alternative location or channel franchises, joint ventures
and a combination of these approaches. We counsel companies on running
the business in particular province and the range of business terms in
individual cities. We negotiate agreements and participated in litigation
and arbitration proceedings.
TB lawyers represent franchisers
in mediation, arbitration and litigation throughout the People's Republic
of China. We handle disputes with respect to such diverse issues as breach
of contract, fraud, trademark and copyright infringement, termination,
vicarious liability, good faith and fair dealing claims, transfer issues,
enforcement of system standards, antitrust, registration and disclosure
violations, consumer fraud, product liability and securities fraud. We
represent our clients in franchise cases including actions brought by
single franchisees, groups of franchisees, franchisee associations, class
actions of franchisees and consumers, suppliers to the franchise system,
area franchisees/area developers.
FRANCHISE WORKING TEAM
Our franchise-working group
spends significant portions of their time in handling franchise disputes.
We usually arrange one partner and one legal assistant to be in charge
of one franchise case. Additional attorneys become involved as the need