The U.S. market features over 300 million people. Americans have an appetite for both services and consumer goods. They enjoy a high disposable income and a high standard of living. They are interested in international culture, and welcome non-U.S. businesses and citizens. The U.S. has a well-developed business and legal system. If you are a franchisor that is not doing business in the U.S., you are missing an important market.
Yes. The U.S. has a federal franchise law. In addition, many states have laws that govern the offer and sale of franchises, or that govern the franchisor-franchisee relationship after the sale. Even if a state does not have franchise laws, it will be subject to federal or state laws that affect franchising; for example, antitrust laws, laws governing your ability to protect your intellectual property, and laws governing the making, performance, and enforcement of contracts.
The services we offer international franchisors that want to enter the U.S. market are similar to the services that we offer new U.S. franchisors, or that we offer U.S. franchisors that want to expand internationally. A franchising attorney at The Johnson Franchise Law Firm can:
If you want to evaluate entry into the U.S. market, contact The Johnson Franchise Law Firm today.