The International Franchising Committee focuses on the law and business of international franchising. Committee interests include:
competition law principles;
cross-border sales and licensing issues;
the business forms employed; and
trademark and intellectual property protections required to assure franchising success.
The committee has served and continues to play an educational role for the legal profession, judiciary and legislators, and enables members to examine and comment upon legislative and regulatory proposals affecting international franchising. Through the committee's regular newsletter, International Franchising Committee members are kept up to date on legal developments, seminars and publications of interest around the world.
Additionally, the International Franchising Committee works with the following committees to form the International Sales, Franchising and Product Law Section: