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Charles M. Baum

  Ginsberg Jacobs LLC Ginsberg Jacobs LLC Contact: Chuck M. Baum Work Address: 300 South Wacker Drive Suite 2750 Chicago, Illinois 60606 work Work Phone: 312.660.9403work Work Fax: 312.660.9612workfax Work Email: cbaum@ginsbergjacobs.comINTERNET Show Description Visit Website | Show Map | Company Description Ginsberg Jacobs LLC’s attorneys provide legal solutions to businesses and individuals in the practice areas of franchise litigation, business litigation, business transactions, real estate/construction and business consulting. We regularly handle matters in all regions of the U.S. We have a “small firm” approach that delivers responsive and skillful attention to clients, in order to deliver the utmost in quality legal services. [spacer size="20"][/spacer] Charles M. Baum’s Notable Cases: [spacer size="20"][/spacer] Franchise Litigation: Defense of a matter for a restaurant franchisee involving trademark infringement, breach of contract and a non-competition clause.  The client’s motion for summary judgment was granted as to breach of contract, while the opposition’s motion for summary judgment was denied on the count of seeking to enforce non-competition clause and to shut down client’s operations. Reported at Jake Flowers, Inc. v. Kaiser, 2002 WL 31906688 (N.D. Ill. 2002). Defense of a matter for truck rental franchisee involving alleged trademark infringement, breach of contract, and violations of non-competition clause.  Mr. Baum successfully prevented the issuance of a temporary restraining order seeking to shut down client’s operations. Prosecution of a matter for national retail franchisor involving trademark infringement, breach of contract and non-competition clause. Chuck negotiated the resolution of matter during the hearing on motion for a temporary restraining order, which set restrictions on the opposition’s operations. Matter involving alleged infringement of intellectual property, including alleged counterfeiting of parts and the conversion of royalties. Business and Commercial Litigation: Commercial matter for breach of a multi-million dollar management contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, fraudulent concealment, and piercing the corporate veil based on commingling and under-capitalization of assets. Mr. Baum negotiated favorable settlement after significant nationwide discovery. Defense of a multi-million dollar commercial matter involving client’s alleged breach of a contract under which the client built purportedly defective motors. The case also involved the prosecution of counterclaims against the plaintiff for breach and a third-party contribution claim against one of client’s suppliers for supplying defective parts,...