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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2016, Drexel Law Review, Staff Member & Articles Committee; Moot Court Board, Member
    • B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 2013, Health and Societies, English
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Emily Doan strives to provide all clients with valuable legal counsel in a wide range of domestic and international franchising, supply chain, distribution, and licensing matters. Her practice focuses on structuring programs for domestic and international distribution and growth, mergers and acquisitions, compliance issues and franchise relationship issues. Emily also represents clients in litigation involving franchise, supply network and distribution, intellectual property, and other commercial disputes. 

Emily’s experience includes representing clients of all sizes in trademark and copyright counseling, registration and litigation, as well as advising clients in a variety of advertising and marketing issues, and drafting, reviewing and negotiating technology agreements, including software licensing agreements, website development agreements, software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreements, terms of use, and privacy policies.

  • Negotiated area developer agreement and franchise agreements on behalf of area developer/franchisee in connection with brand's expansion of casual burger and sandwich restaurants into Texas
  • Obtained order from federal court requiring former franchisee to arbitrate claims regarding alleged disclosure violations in connection with the offer and sale of the franchise and secured stay against other defendants pending arbitration of claims against retail vaping franchisor
  • Defeated distributor's motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction or to transfer venue in a quilt designer's action for copyright and trade dress infringement, unfair competition, misappropriation of the right of publicity, and common law misappropriation