Miami Franchise Law Attorney
Franchise disputes are a major threat to businesses and entrepreneurs alike, as they can damage the way the business is run and the profits that both parties seek to maximize. The Miami franchise law attorneys at Pike & Lustig, LLP are experienced in handling a variety of cases in both federal and state court, and always put our client’s goals first whenever we come to a crossroads. We are experienced in resolving all types of conflicts, and have a special skill set for successfully solving complex cases. We always seek to settle matters out of court through negotiation in order to keep the costs to our client as low as possible, but are more than prepared to take your case to court if necessary. Contact one of our experienced franchise dispute attorneys to get started at once.
ESI Discovery and Our Broad Range of Experience and Successful Outcomes
Technology is used in every field and every business these days, and a business without using it is often put at a disadvantage. According to Business Insider, one third of small businesses reported that their largest investment was new technology. While technology can increase productivity, it can also become a point of confusion during a legal issue for an attorney that is not familiar with it. However, all of our attorneys are adept at working with Electronically Stored Information, called ESI discovery. Our areas of focus include, but are not limited to, cybersquatting, e-commerce, trademark, and trade name dilution. We help clients resolve intellectual property and corporate disputes in industries ranging from corporate business, publications, real estate business, and retail merchandising to childcare facilities, education, and automotive. Our attorneys have successfully litigated on behalf of our clients in the following areas of law:
- Anticompetitive Restrictions on Owners or Employees;
- Contractual Waiver of Legal Rights;
- Good Faith and Fair Dealing;
- Restrictions on Transferability of Ownership;
- Territorial Encroachment;
- Breach of Franchise Agreements;
- Royalties; and
- Trademark and Copyrights Disputes.
Top Reasons for Franchisor and Franchisee Disputes to Occur
The franchise industry has been growing every year as of late, with a 1.7 percent increase in 2015 and a 1.7 percent growth in 2016 as well, as reported by the International Franchise Association and reported by CNBC News. Growth is expected to continue, and there are currently around 800,000 franchises across the country. As the franchise industry grows, businesses and entrepreneurs that do not have experience in franchise issues must learn quickly or disputes will undoubtedly arise. Our Miami franchise attorneys can help settle disputes involving the following:
- Lack of Franchisor Support;
- Breach of Agreement;
- Royalties and Fee Disputes;
- Poor Communication on Both Sides Leads to Dispute; and
Contact a Miami Franchise Law Attorney Today for Immediate Help
We understand that when two parties invest so much time, money, and energy into making a business succeed, it can lead to disputes about how best to approach certain issues, problems, and ways of doing business. When franchise issues do arise between the business owner and the entrepreneur, encourage you to call the Miami law offices of Pike & Lustig, LLP soon so that we can begin working on a solution to your franchise dispute.