Lima Gonçalves, Jambor, Rotenberg & Silveira Bueno has a department dedicated to the drafting, preparation and review of all legal aspects regarding the exploration of franchises in Brazil. The firm represents major multinational franchises of the food industry, as well as entertainment, supermarkets (retail and distribution) and clothing franchises, as well as administration and operation of hotel chain franchises, among others.
The firm has also acted and being involved with the litigation around franchises, gathering experience not only in the implementation of a franchise but also in the solutions of the conflicts between the parties involved with this industry.
Together with the franchise department, the firm also render services in connection with the licensing of industrial property, copyright and related matters. The firm is prepared to assist the client with the drafting and applications for the licensing of trademarks, patents, software licensing and copyright and similar issues. The firm is a member of the Brazilian Franchise Association and has a strong presence in the market.