Franchise Litigation

Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell represents franchisors and franchisees in many different matters, including franchise disputes, breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation, rescission, Lanham Act violations and infringement, covenants not to compete, territorial restrictions and encroachment claims, dispossessory and temporary restraining order actions and general liability defense. Franchise law team members have participated in key appellate cases on franchise law issues, such as the enforcement of liquidated damages clauses.