International Distribution Law

Jerry advises and represents international clients on the legal issues that arise in connection with the distribution of goods and services within, and to, the United States market. He also represents international clients in connection with disputes they have with distribution channel partners in the United States.

  • Representing international clients in the drafting and negotiating of contracts with U.S. distributors, including Distribution Agreements, Dealer Agreements, and Franchise Agreements.
  • Representing international clients in general contract disputes with U.S. customers or U.S. distributors in North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
  • Representing international clients in product liability and negligence claims asserted in the state and federal courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
  • Assisting clients in obtaining U.S. trademarks
  • Advising and representing clients on licensing issues with U.S. licensees.
  • Representing international clients in the prosecution and defense of trademark infringement claims in the state and federal courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
  • Drafting and negotiating area representative agreements.
  • Advising international clients on the legal aspects of joint ventures with U.S. citizens and corporations.
  • Assisting international clients with the creation of U.S. subsidiaries and related legal issues.
  • Advising and representing international clients in disputes arising out of the termination of dealers, franchisees, or area representatives.

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