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© 2019 by JBJ Legal

CONTRACT AND 
COMMERCIAL LAW

We represent clients through multiple phases of their business life cycle and through the commercial transactions they enter with business partners, vendors, customers, clients, independent contractors, and strategic affiliates.

From negotiating a simple agreement with an independent contractor to handling a complex acquisition between two competitors, JBJ Legal is your in house lawyer, but only when you need one.  

JBJ Legal handles the following types of commercial transactions: 

  • Commercial Contracts and Transactions, including drafting, negotiation, due diligence, and litigation of

    • ​Vendor Contracts

    • Customer Contracts

    • User Agreements and Terms of Use

    • Purchase or Sale Order Terms and Conditions

    • Engagement Letters

    • Non-Disclosure Agreements

    • Publicity Releases

    • Sponsorship Agreements

    • License Agreements

    • Franchise Agreements

    • Asset or Stock Purchase Agreements

    • Real Estate Leases and Real Estate Purchase Agreements

  • Guidance and legal support of Technology-Related Transactions and Relationships, such as,

    • ​Privacy and Data Security Issues, including,

      • ​Affiliate Marketing, E-Commerce, Web Development Deals, and Software Reseller/Distributor Transactions

      • CAN-SPAM AND COPPA

      • U.S. and International Privacy Law

    • Website Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Disclaimer Language, Data Use Notices and related opt-in procedures, as well as Trademark and Copyright Notices

    • License Agreements and Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Desktop as a Service (DaaS), and Backend as a Service (BaaS)/Application Service Provider (ASP) Agreements

  • Real Estate Deals and Agreements, including Commercial and Residential Leases, Factoring, or Equipment Leases.
    • ​Purchase Agreements
    • Installment Sales Agreements
    • Mortgages
    • Deed and Title Work​​​​​

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Transfers, including guidance on the types of documents needed, due diligence, closing, and dispute resolution, including transactions involving the following:

    • ​Asset Purchase Agreements

    • Stock Purchase Agreements

    • Business Succession Planning

    • Seller Financing

  • Representing Franchisors and Franchisees with:

    • ​Compliance with the state and federal laws regarding the sale of franchises in Indiana and across the United States

    • Drafting, review and negotiation of Franchise Disclosure Documents, Franchise Agreements, Operations Manuals, Commercial Lease Agreements and related contracts

    • Guidance on Indiana’s Franchise Disclosure Act, Indiana Franchise’s Deceptive Practices Act, regulation by the Indiana Securities Division, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office

    • Assistance to franchisors on the development, supervision, and control of their business operations, creation and implementation of a franchise system, marketing, and control of intellectual property, oversight of real estate and site selection and management of franchisee relations

  • Helping structure joint ventures, strategic alliances and other partnering arrangements.​​