Franchising and Licensing by As an experienced corporate and transaction lawyer, author Andrew Sherman offers insider insights into unique opportunities for business growth--specifically, leveraging your intellectual capital through franchising and licensing. By helping you understand what intellectual capital is, what revenue your company is entitled to, and how to manage these intangible assets, he provides the knowledge and tools necessary to keep your business not only operating, but growing in any economy. Filled with illuminating examples, stories from the field, and dozens of forms for drafting franchising agreements and licensing programs, Franchising & Licensing simplifies the strategic, legal, financial, and operational aspects of these complex but highly profitable business strategies. Readers will learn how to: raise capital, structure agreements, and protect intellectual property; create market-responsive sales, marketing, and globalization strategies; establish quality control and compliance measures; and assess opportunities for mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other alternatives to franchising--among many other essential insights. Plus, the fourth edition incorporates up-to-the-minute information on regulations, best practices, web strategies, branding techniques and global trademark laws, the new FDD disclosure format, and the latest franchising trends. Comprehensive and applicable to domestic and international franchising initiatives alike, this go-to guide remains the industry standard for insights on expanding your business.
Publication Date: 2011-04-13