The firm represents franchisors and franchisees in claims involving trademark infringement, fraudulent inducement, breach of contract, specific performance, injunctive relief and damages. The firm’s expertise in real estate litigation is of particular import to franchisors seeking to navigate the intersection of franchise law and real estate law.
Slotkin Law assists clients in exercising and enforcing purchase options, lease options, and other real estate rights in the face of opposition from landlords, lenders, franchisees or other competing secured creditors.
Bobby Slotkin has served as a panelist for the Georgia Bar Franchise Section CLE’s and presented: “The Intersection of Franchise Litigation and Real Estate Law: Considering the Practical Implications of Real Estate While Exercising Rights Under Your Franchise Agreement.”
Slotkin Law prosecutes claims in federal and state court to enforce trademark rights. The firm’s experience in this area include the following:
Obtained permanent injunctive relief and monetary judgment in favor of franchisor bringing claims against former franchisee for trademark infringement, unfair competition and related claims under the federal Lanham Act
Enforced court-ordered injunction by enlisting law enforcement to remove signage owned by former franchisee that was substantially similar to franchisor’s federally protected marks