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Franchising Law

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Franchising is a much abused word and means many different things to different people. In simple terms it is the granting of certain rights by one party (the Franchisor) to another (the Franchisee) in return for a sum of money. The franchisee then exercises those rights under the guidance of the franchisor. Franchising is a business arrangement where a franchisor sells a business idea and methodology or a "franchise business" to a franchisee, who operates the business under the franchisor's name. The franchisee is authorized to use and market goods or services under the franchisor's trademarks, service marks, and trade names for a specific length of time. In exchange for the advantage of not having to start the business from the ground up, the franchisee usually pays the franchisor an up-front fee and a percentage of sales. Each state has its own franchise information regarding the franchise law and regulations governing franchises.

Business format franchising can be defined as a contractual licence granted by one person to another which:

  • Permits or requires the franchisee to carry on a particular business using the franchisor’s know-how under the franchisor’s brand as an independent business;

  • Allows the franchisor to exercise continuing control over the manner in which the franchisee carries on the franchised business; and

  • Obliges the franchisor to provide the franchisee with ongoing support in carrying on the franchised business.

As a commercial matter, the agreement inevitably requires the franchisee periodically during the period of the franchise to pay to the franchisor sums of money in consideration for the franchise and / or goods and / or services provided by the franchisor to the franchisee.

A franchise is an agreement by which the franchise business (the franchisor) licenses the business operator (the franchisee) to operate a business under the name of the franchisor. The franchisee is authorized to use and market goods or services under the franchisor’s trademarks, service marks and trade names, for a specific length of time.

The logic in buying a franchise is usually that there is significant value in the goodwill and other rights associated with the franchised business model that has previously been developed and operated successfully by the franchisor. This may or may not be the case in a given situation.

Generally, the franchisee will pay an up-front fee as well as continuing fees based on the dollar amount of goods or services sold. The franchisor offers services such as training the franchisee and providing market research to determine a favorable location for the business. The franchisor typically has strict rules and standards as to how business is conducted, the goods and services to be sold and the design and construction of the business location.

Lenders may be more willing to finance the franchisee of a reputable and established franchisor than the entrepreneur desiring to open an unproven business. Although by no means free from risk, a franchise from a franchisor with well-known and well-accepted products or services can significantly reduce business risks and enable you to own and operate a business on your own with no previous training.

If you’re considering franchising, you’ll have to carefully investigate:

  • The specific costs;

  • Whether financing is available;

  • What your expected earnings might be; and

  • How long the franchise agreement runs?

Franchise Agreement

The franchise agreement is the cornerstone document of the franchisee--franchiser relationship. It is this document that is legally binding on both parties, laying out the rights and obligations of each. A sample agreement may either be attached to the disclosure statement or presented separately. Either way, you are entitled to receive it as a prospective franchisee five business days before signature. You should have it reviewed by a lawyer familiar with franchise matters--especially since most agreements are extremely one-sided in favor of the franchiser. No one should enter into a franchise and expect to have an evenly drawn contract.

The agreement will contain provisions covering, in considerable detail, the obligations of the franchiser and franchisee regarding operating the business; the training and operational support the franchiser will provide (and at what cost); territory and any exclusivity; the initial duration of the franchise and any renewal rights; how much Franchisee must invest; how must deal with things such as trademarks, patents and signs; what royalties and service fees will pay; tax issues; what happens if Franchisee should want to sell or transfer the franchise; advertising policies; franchisee termination issues; settlement of disputes; by the company, operating practices, cancellation, and attorney fees.

The key items of the disclosure statement include:

  • Background information on the franchiser and any predecessor;

  • The identity and business background of key personnel affiliated with the franchiser or franchise brokers;

  • Any prior litigation actions;

  • Any bankruptcy history;

  • Franchisee's initial franchise fee or other initial payment to begin the operation;

  • Other fees, such as service fees, training fees, advertising fees, royalties;

  • Any commitment of a franchisee to purchase or lease from designated sources;

  • Franchisee's principal obligations;

  • Obligations of the franchiser; supervision; assistance; services; Exclusive area or territory;

  • Trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, and commercial symbols; Patents and copyrights;

  • Any commitment of the franchisee to personally participate in the actual operation of the franchise business;

  • Renewal, termination, transfer and dispute resolution;

  • Statistical information and listing of other existing franchisees; and

  • Audited financial statements.

There is no standard form of franchise agreement because the terms, conditions, and the methods of operations of various franchises vary widely depending on the type of business involved. For example, franchises for printing, employment agencies, and automotive products will differ from the franchises for fast food service, convenience stores, or clothing.

A franchise agreement should achieve three fundamental objectives:

  • Given the absence of specific franchise legislation, it should contractually bind the franchisor and the franchisee and accurately reflect the terms agreed upon.

  • It should seek to protect for the benefit both of the franchisor and the franchisee, the franchisor's intellectual property.

  • It should clearly set out the rules to be observed by the parties.

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  • Drafting Franchise Agreements

  • Compliance with Disclosure Obligations

  • State Registration Requirements

  • Trademarks and Trade Secret Protection

  • Intellectual Property Infringement Actions

  • Mergers and Acquisitions of Franchise Systems

  • Franchise Agreement Construction and Operation

  • Geographic Area Restriction Disputes

  • Non-Compete Clauses

  • Pricing and Supply Complaints

  • Anti-Competition and Unfair Business Practice Issues

  • Revocability and Forfeiture of Franchises

  • Injunctive Relief to Protect Franchises

  • The avoidance of risks in costly franchise disputes


As there is no specific legislation or regulation for franchising, the franchise agreement becomes all-important in determining the rights and obligations of the franchisor and the franchisee and the relationship between them. In this respect the franchise agreement can be said to form the 'engine room' of the whole transaction. If difficulties should arise between the franchisor and the franchisee they will need to turn to the contract to see what, if any, rights and obligations have been provided in the franchise agreement.

What, then, should one look for in a franchise agreement?

A franchisee will look for promises:

  • To train the franchisee and his staff;

  • To supply goods and / or services;

  • To be responsible for advertising, marketing and promotions;

  • To assist the franchisee to locate and acquire property and have it fitted out and converted into a franchised outlet. (Similar considerations apply with regard to the acquisition of vehicles, fitting them out, equipping the franchisee etc.)

  • To assist the franchisee to set up in business;

  • To improve, enhance and develop the business system; and

  • To provide certain support management and possibly accounting services.

Franchisors will be anxious to ensure that the franchise agreement clearly sets out the obligations of the franchisee. A franchisor will therefore wish to:

  • Monitor the performance of the franchisee;

  • Protect himself from unfair competition;

  • Protect his intellectual property; and

  • Impose obligations and restrictions on the franchisee with regard to the exercise of the rights granted by him to the franchisee.

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These are in the nature of:

  • Trade Name

  • Goodwill

  • Trademarks

  • Confidential Information and know-how

  • Copyright

Unless the franchise agreement contains sufficient safeguards to protect the franchisors intellectual property rights, the franchisor may find that he is unable to prevent infringement of his rights by a third party or an ex-franchisee.

Franchisors should be aware that it is not only in the interests of the franchisor that these rights be protected. Franchisees are equally concerned to ensure that the franchisor had done everything that is reasonably possible for him to protect the intellectual property rights in question. Many franchisees purchase a particular franchise because of the high profile a franchise enjoys in the market place. In many cases, a franchisee has the choice of which franchise to purchase in the same market sector and one of the reasons why a franchisee will have chosen a particular franchise is because of its strong brand image. It follows therefore that the franchisee will be anxious to ensure that in the event of infringement, the franchisor has taken sufficient steps to safeguard his ownership in his intellectual property rights so that he can stop infringement and thereby protect the reputation of that brand name both for himself and for his franchise network. If the contract is weak on this point, franchisees will not consider that particular franchise to be a sound investment proposition because the franchisor will be limited in what he can do to prevent a 'copy cat' operation from being set up in direct unfair competition with a franchisee.

Brand names and trademarks are becoming increasingly important to business; they can increase the asset value of a company and therefore need to be adequately protected. The franchise agreement should therefore not only grant relevant rights to the franchisee and reserve rights for the franchisor, but should also contain mechanisms necessary for protecting the franchisors intellectual rights from infringement.


All franchisees should be treated as a family and, as such, there should be no room for favourites. This means that the franchise agreement should be in a standard form with all prospective franchisees being offered the same terms with no special deals being done. If a franchise agreement is to be non-negotiable then it is important, from the franchisees point of view, that is well balanced in terms of rights and obligations of the parties and takes into consideration the franchisees concerns also. Again, in the absence of legislation or regulation, which tells the franchisor and franchisee what to do and how to behave, and given that franchisors and franchisees perceive the franchise relationship to be a long term one, it is important that the contract spells out very clearly what is expected and of each party to the contract.

The franchise agreement should therefore clearly:

  • Specify in detail the duties and obligations both of the franchisor and of the franchisee;

  • State the grounds upon which the franchisor will seek to terminate the franchise agreement;

  • Deal with the payment of franchise fees and the timing of those payments; and

  • Set out the consequences of such termination.

Some thought has to be given to the franchisees and their objectives and provision should therefore be made in the franchise agreement to deal with what is to happen should the franchisee die or become permanently incapacitated.

It is also advisable to deal with the question of what is to happen if a franchisee wishes to sell his business during the term of his franchise agreement. Here, as in other matters, a balance has to be struck between the need of the franchisee to realise his investment as and when he wants to and the requirement of the franchisor to approve those coming into the franchise network and to prevent those leaving the network (for whatever reason) from continuing to use the franchisors trade secrets and competing unfairly.

The franchise transaction is complex and the franchise agreement must respect that complexity. Experience has shown that those franchisors who take the matter of the franchise contract lightly pay dearly for their mistake. To the franchisee, the franchise contract represents an investment. His business depends upon it to the extent that his business may disappear should it terminate. For the franchisor, the franchise agreement is an income producing asset which will ultimately have a place on his balance sheet. If for any reason the franchise contract turns out to be defective, the cost to the franchisor can be the loss of his whole network (given that the franchise agreement is in a standard form). Although it may be tempting for both franchisor and franchisee to rely on goodwill, ultimately it is only the contract that matters.

Whatever the size or reputation of the franchisor, prospective franchisees will always look to the quality of the franchise agreement because they know that there may be a change of policy within the franchisor company or that the people running the franchise operation may change. They know that at the end of the day, all they can rely upon will be whatever rights are written into that contract.

Once a franchise agreement has been signed, both parties will be bound by it. It can be a double-edged sword and if the franchisor has got it wrong he will have to pay the price. A final word of caution - remember that generally speaking, there is still no law against making a bad bargain!

ZA-LLP is a full-services law firm with a national practice dedicated almost exclusively to franchise business law, distribution and business licensing matters. The law firm litigates on behalf of franchise companies throughout the country and provides legal advice on franchise development, franchise sales compliance, distribution and trademark, trade secret and copyright law and protection matters. Our lawyers have extensive experience in pre-litigation legal counseling, litigation, arbitration and mediation in trademark infringement, non-compete, antitrust, collections, underreporting and encroachment claims. In business transactions, our clients look to us to overcome obstacles and close deals. In litigation, our clients count on tactical and strategic legal advice, calculated to accomplish the desired business result, from the earliest stage of the case.

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ZA-LLP specialises in helping franchise companies with all their franchise related legal needs. Whether you are a well established franchise company or an existing business looking into franchising as an option to grow your business, our law firm provides a full array of franchise legal services:

Contract Negotiations

Our experience in drafting and litigating the terms of licensing agreements gives our attorneys a unique perspective on contract negotiation. All franchise relationships are predicated on mutuality and fairness between the contracting parties. All parties rely on the enforcement of contractual provisions intended to ensure uniform quality among system franchisees. The key to contract negotiation lies in understanding which provisions can and cannot be negotiated without compromising the integrity of the franchise system.

Day to Day Franchise Advice

We are a resource for our clients. As a result of our focus on franchise, distribution and licensing matters, we have a 32 year database of forms and agreements. In most cases, our attorneys can give instructive and experienced advice, in an almost immediate exchange. As our engagements progress, we garner an inside knowledge of our clients, understand their methods of doing business and are able to provide timely and well thought out advice.

ZA-LLP law firm and its principals have gained substantial expertise in helping companies with strong unit economics and good concepts use franchising as a means of exploiting market opportunities. Franchising has emerged as an alternative source to growth capital, where franchisees are responsible for financing the costs associated with unit growth. Many companies look to franchising as a means of developing the operational talent, coupled with the vested interest in making a unit successful, as an alternative to bearing the economic cost in financing the construction and developing the managerial talent necessary to achieve success. Our law firm has worked with multiple startup franchise companies in the retail and service businesses, and has considerable expertise in identifying those franchise related structures which work and which do not. We provide the following services for start-up a Franchisor:

  • Understanding the basic requirements for a successful franchise system.

  • Structuring the franchise system to minimize legal and business risks.

  • Drafting all form agreements to be used with franchisees, including: Franchise Agreement, Development Agreement, Confidentiality Agreement, Non-Competition Agreement, Personal Guarantee, Promissory Note, etc.

  • Drafting the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC) and exhibits.

  • Preparing and Filing Registration Forms required by various state agencies.

  • Reviewing operations and policy manuals.

  • Training franchise sales staff on legal compliance.

  • Advising on State laws affecting franchise sales and relationships.


We discuss your business concept and your vision for expansion. If you have already decided on franchising, we'll proceed to the next stage. If you would like our input, we can discuss: the suitability and readiness of your business for franchising; the pros and cons of franchising; alternatives to franchising; ways to set yourself apart from competing franchise systems; ways to minimize business and legal risks; ways to make your business concept more attractive to prospective franchisees; and other topics about franchising you are interested in.


Based on the particular needs of your system, We will determine the types of legal documents you will need. At a minimum, you will need a form Franchise Agreement and a Franchise Offering Circular. Other documents that might be needed include a Development Agreement, Software License, Promissory Note, Personal Guaranty, Confidentiality Agreement, and/or addendum to your franchisees' premises lease. I will create the documents you need based on information you provide us. Your documents will be in plain English and in an easy-to-understand format. More importantly, they will be specifically tailored to your business system, and, if you want, they can even reflect the look and feel of your business.


Once we have finalized the necessary legal documents and your franchise system is otherwise ready for roll out, you may begin to offer and sell franchises in non-registration states. This sales process is regulated by state and Federal Law. We teach you the legal rules for selling franchises.

Services for Franchisors

  • Evaluation of the feasibility of offering a specific franchise or business opportunity.

  • Assistance in developing and structuring new franchise systems.

  • Identifying and recruiting skilled franchise personnel.

  • Accurately describing franchise systems in readable and inviting disclosure packages.

  • Use of sophisticated computerized forms to produce draft documents quickly.

  • Rapid state registration of franchises and business opportunities.

  • Federal and state trademark registration.

  • Legal audits of clients' abilities to prove compliance with franchise laws.

  • Ongoing advice on franchisee relations.

  • Compliance training for franchise sales personnel.

  • Review of franchise manuals and advertising.

  • Pre-purchase due diligence and assistance with acquisition of franchisor.

  • Compliance training for franchise sales personnel.

  • Franchise mediation.

  • Guidance in expanding system internationally and in negotiating foreign franchises.

Services for Franchisees

  • Evaluation of Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (UFOCs) for prospective franchisees.

  • Pre-purchase negotiation of franchise agreements.

  • Review of leases for franchised business premises.

  • Formation and guidance of franchisee associations; collective bargaining.

  • Assistance in canceling or terminating franchise agreements.

  • Franchisee mediation, arbitration, and litigation support.

Services for Investors, Brokers, Insurers and Multiple Unit Franchisees

The Franchise Law Firm offers many services to others in the franchise community, including franchise brokers, suppliers, multiple unit franchisees, insurers, lenders, and investors in franchising companies.

Legal Services for Others in Franchising

  • Negotiating and drafting franchise brokerage and finder's agreements.

  • Due diligence for insurers, lenders, investors and purchasers of franchisors.

  • Counseling franchise brokers on franchise law compliance.

  • Assisting in structuring licensing and distribution arrangements.

  • Structuring dual- or multi-party arrangements.

  • Advocacy of multiple unit franchisee interests.

  • Registration of multiple unit franchise and co-branding agreements.

  • Representation of franchise suppliers in contract negotiations.

Franchisee Termination

At the outset, franchisers generally have the right to choose the parties they wish to do business with and may use their own judgment in entering into a new franchise relationship. Depending upon the appropriate state law, a franchiser may have the right to terminate a franchise or to refuse to renew a franchise for "good cause" – such as failure to meet sales quotas or lack of quality standards. Many contracts are drafted in such a manner that it is probable that a franchisee would breach it at sometime allowing the franchiser to cancel the contract or not renew it. Some state statutes require specific conditions, such as failure to meet monetary obligations, correct defects, or quality standards, for termination or for non-renewal. Other states also require special notices within certain time periods be provided to the franchisee before termination or non-renewal.

When a franchisee is not in compliance with his or her obligations under the franchise agreement, the decision to terminate, along with a thorough analysis of all pre-termination options, is critical. A termination, like any decision to end a long-term relationship, has many implications. In most cases, there are options short of termination, which, under the right circumstances, may motivate a franchisee to cure, and thereby save the relationship and protect the cash flow associated with the unit. In-term actions seeking damages for breach of the agreement along with attorneys' fees are often an effective tool to garner compliance.

We have worked through literally hundreds of franchise disputes, and have a track record of achieving prompt resolutions of even the most acrimonious disputes.

Franchise Real Estate

Our attorneys have a great deal of experience in negotiating and concluding commercial real estate transactions. We counsel clients in obtaining contractual changes which protect their interests in a transaction. We also assist clients in obtaining the necessary financing and reviewing the finance documents related to the purchase. We also assist clients in making the necessary inspections prior to becoming contractually bound to purchase the property.

Franchise Bankruptcy

In a challenging economy, it is not unusual for certain franchisees, for a variety of reasons, to become insolvent. Generally, insolvency does not happen over night, rather, a situation deteriorates over time. We provide advice to our clients with respect to working through challenging financial circumstances, with the goal of preventing the assets of the franchise from becoming part of the debtor's bankruptcy estate. In cases where bankruptcy has already been filed, we assist franchisors in garnering almost immediate post-petition contractual compliance, and obtain orders from the bankruptcy court to protect the franchisor's interests. In other contexts, we have represented franchisors and area developers in acquiring assets through bankruptcy, free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances.

Regulatory Compliance

We assist franchisors in complying with the obligations under applicable state laws governing the sale of franchises in those states which have registration statutes.

In the ordinary course, we draft franchise agreements and uniform franchise offering circulars for flat fees, which are payable over the course of the engagement. By using predictable flat fees, businesses can more effectively budget the funds necessary to roll out a franchise concept.

For established franchisors, we review existing franchise documents for regulatory compliance and other business or operational issues, and provide detailed comments or revisions with respect to existing documents.

International Franchising

As many of our clients expand beyond the territorial confines of the Pakistan, we provide advice concerning their expansion abroad. We have relationships with various attorneys in other countries who assist us in providing the local perspective on expansion within a particular country.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Clients engage us to provide advice on the best method and manner for acquiring or selling assets. The firm maintains a detailed library of forms of agreement for use in connection with acquiring assets, real property or businesses. We have experience in all aspects of these transactions, including intellectual property, real estate, licensing and other relevant matters.

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    M. Iftikhar Sheikh ~ Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia