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Edward J. DeMarco Jr.

Practice areas:

Business, Franchising, Licensing, Intellectual Property

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Licensed since 1989

  1. Business: 40%
    26 years
  2. Franchising: 30%
    26 years
  3. Licensing: 20%
    26 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
    26 years

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Contact Info

Risk Management Assn
1801 Market St Ste 300
Philadelphia, PA, 19103


ILVoluntarily Inactive198905/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselThe Risk Management Association2006 - Present
PartnerBallard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll2000 - 2006
PartnerMesirov Gelman Jaffe Cramer & Jamieson1995 - 2000
AssociateSaul Ewing1994 - 1995
N/AFrumkin Shralow & Cerullo1992 - 1995
N/AGreensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.1988 - 1992

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Perkins Center for the ArtsChairman of the Board2008 - Present
Perkins Center for the ArtsSecretary2007 - 2008
Perkins Center for the ArtsBoard Member2006 - 2008
Association for Corporate GrowthVice President - Marketing1994 - 1995

Publication NameTitleDate
American Lawyer MediaDual Distribution Systems — The Impact of State Relationship Laws"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Franchising: The Increasing Complexity of Selling and Buying Rights"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Earnings Claims in the Franchise Sales Process"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Does The FTC Rule Work — An Examination of the Franchise and Business Opportunity Program ReviewN/A
American Lawyer media• "Protective Action Against Cyberpiracy Needed"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "FTC Issues Advice Regarding Email Earnings Claims"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Acquiring Mission Critical Software — The Franchisor’s Perspective"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "The Challenges of Web-Based Marketing — The Franchisee’s Perspective"N/A
American Lawyer Media"The Importance of Intellectual Property"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "The Latest Shot in the Encroachment Wars — Pueblo Center Partners v. Bass Hotels & Resorts"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "King of Prussia Equipment Corp. v. Power Curbers, Inc. — The Most Recent Decision to Consider the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing"N/A
American lawyer Media• "Northview Motors, Inc. v. Chrysler Motors Corporation — Another Look at the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Navigating the Distribution Minefield — Avoiding the Inadvertent Franchise"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Kempner Mobile Electronics, Inc. v. Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems, LLC Franchise or Dealership?"N/A
American Lawyer Media"Avoiding the “Inadvertent” Franchise"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "'De-Imaging' Upon Termination of a Franchise — The Impact of RESPA of Pennsylvania, Inc. v Skillman"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "V. Suarez & Co., Inc. v. Dow Brands, Inc. — Distributor Termination Due to Market Withdrawal"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Hamlin v. Motel Six, The Franchisor’s Dilemma — Liability for the Wrongful Acts of its Franchisees"N/A
American Lawyer Media"Counseling the Prospective Franchisee"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Crivelli v. General Motors Corporation — Automobile Manufacturer’s Exercise of Right of First Refusal Upheld Under Pennsylvania Statute"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "The Importance of Due Diligence in Franchise Systems Acquisitions"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Franchising in Australia — A Review of the Franchising Code of Conduct"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Franchising in Canada — A Review of The Arthur Wishart Act" (Franchise Disclosure), 2000N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Trademark Licensing — Exemptions from Coverage of the FTC Franchise Rule"N/A
American Lawyer Media"Fundamentals of Franchising"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Developing the Franchise System — Creation of the Relationship and the Formulation of Fee Structures"N/A
American Lawyer Media• "Making the Decision to Franchise — Certain Business Considerations"N/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Louis Univ School of LawN/AJD1988
Villanova University AccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
International Franchise Association 36th Annual Legal SymposiumCyberpiracyN/A