Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie

Full-service law firm with franchise, distribution, and global brand expansion practice

Company Overview

Baker McKenzie's franchise, distribution and global brand expansion practice has decades of experience advising on the structuring and operation of franchise systems, and represents brands throughout their life cycles. As global brand expansion experts, the team helps franchise and other brand-centric clients expand through franchising, licensing, joint ventures, direct investment, and supply chain development. The team has worked with brands expanding to almost every commercialized jurisdiction in the world and is intimately familiar with the franchise and other commonly-applicable laws in each jurisdiction. The team is ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global, and recognized by Who's Who Legal and the Franchise Times.

About Baker McKenzie

HQ Location
Chicago, IL

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