Join the Kent Franchise Law Group at the ABA Forum on Franchising

VALLEY FORGE, PA, October 8, 2021 – Kent Franchise Law Group attorneys Thomas J. Kent, Jr., Kristen M. Smith and Jarina D. Duffy will attend the 44th Annual Forum on Franchising Meeting in Atlanta from October 13-15.

Meet with members of the Kent Franchise Law Group for information about the firm’s national experience and boutique client services.

Thomas J. Kent, Jr. focuses on franchising, distribution and brand development, as well as mergers and acquisitions and other corporate and financing transactions. He regularly counsels both U.S. and international franchisors and distributors on a range of issues surrounding growth and exit strategies, regulatory compliance, brand and intellectual property protection and employment laws.

Kristen M. Smith is regularly called upon to negotiate and draft franchise disclosure documents, franchise agreements and a range of agreements ancillary to franchising. She assists clients in franchise litigation and alternative dispute resolution solutions as well as trademark registration and protection.

Jarina D. Duffy, a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), focuses her practice on franchise and intellectual property matters. She counsels clients on regulatory compliance and franchisee management issues, IP registration and related regulatory nuances, and drafts and negotiates a range of franchise disclosure documents, franchise agreements, license agreements, supply agreements and other agreements ancillary to franchising, such as termination and release agreements and commercial real estate leases.