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09 October 2017
Franchising: An Updated Look at the Basics
Source: Lexis Practice Advisor®
Articles
29 August 2017
The Changing Face of Franchising
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
26 May 2017
Franchisees Sitting on My Board? Never!
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
27 February 2017
Arbitration Should Not Be That Bad—From the Franchisee's Perspective
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
29 November 2016
Joint Employer Liability for Franchisors After the Obama Era
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
14 November 2016
Top Takeaways: 2016 American Bar Association Forum on Franchising Legal Alerts
02 November 2016
Mine is Better Than Yours! – The Risks and Rewards in Conducting Comparative Advertising
Source: 39th Annual Forum on Franchsing
Articles
30 August 2016
Enforcing Termination Obligations of Franchise Agreements
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
08 June 2016
Branded Tribal Gaming Experiences Could Be A Win-Win
Source: Law360
Articles
02 June 2016
Chorley Enterprises, Inc. v. Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.: Arbitration Provisions in Maryland Franchise Agreements Legal Alerts
27 May 2016
Franchise Documents Should Not Be Cookie Cutter Products
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
25 February 2016
Prophylactic Preparation for a Business Judgment Rule Defense
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 January 2016
The Intellectual Property Handbook: A Practical Guide for Franchise, Business, and IP Counsel, Second Edition
Source: Publication of ABA Forum on Franchising, Section of Intellectual Propertyrty Law
Books
09 December 2015
An International Perspective on Franchising Regulation in the United States and Australia
Source: The Franchise Review
Articles
02 December 2015
Hidden and Creeping Franchise Fees: Old Lessons Worth Remembering
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
08 September 2015
Court Watch: Potential Claims Under an FDD
Source: Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
28 August 2015
NLRB Issues Joint Employer Decision Potentially Affecting Franchisors Legal Alerts
01 August 2015
Should U.S. Franchisors Be Worried about Implied Liability after The Dunkin’ Donuts Decision in Québec?
Source: The Licensing Journal, Vol. 35, No. 7
Articles
09 June 2015
It’s Not Too Late to Avoid Early Legal Alerts
18 May 2015
The Once and Future Royalty: Recovery of Lost Future Royalties Upon Termination by Franchisor
Source: The Franchise Lawyer
Articles
17 March 2015
Is It Time to Rebuild the U.S. Franchise Regulatory System?
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
23 December 2014
The Failure of Franchising and Academia to Intersect
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
10 November 2014
Before You Use Others' Intellectual Property Without Permission, Consider This...
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 November 2014
Franchisors as Employers Under the Federal Fair Labor Standard Act
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
15 September 2014
Is the Franchising Business Model in Serious Trouble?
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
05 August 2014
NLRB General Counsel Allows Complaints Against Franchisees to Proceed Against Franchisor Under Joint-Employer Theory Legal Alerts
17 June 2014
Franchise System Acquisitions Are Different Animals
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
17 June 2014
Privacy For Franchisors — Tough Rules Without Standards
Source: Law360
Articles
12 June 2014
Federal False Advertising Lawsuits Permitted to Proceed Notwithstanding Compliance with Government Rules and Regulations Legal Alerts
01 January 2014
Trademark Considerations in Franchise Transfers
Source: Mergers and Acquisitions of Franchise Companies, Second Edition
Other Publications
17 December 2013
The Unappreciated Franchise Lawyer
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 November 2013
The Instrumentality Test for Determining Franchisor Vicarious Liability
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
20 September 2013
Skimping on Costs of Compliance Has Its Consequences
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
22 July 2013
Mama, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Franchise Lawyers
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 June 2013
To Disclose or Not to Disclose?
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert, Vol. 19, No. 9
Articles
01 May 2013
Arbitrator Bias Established
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
29 March 2013
Social Franchising: Beyond Traditional Commerce
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
05 March 2013
A Look at Franchise Regulations From Ground Level to 30,000 Feet
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
04 December 2012
Vicarious Liability: A Continuing Enigma
Source: Law Journal Newsletter’s Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
01 November 2012
Injunctive Relief in Franchise Litigation
Source: State Bar of Georgia Franchise and Distribution Law Section
Articles
01 November 2012
Restaurant Pricing Litigation Clarifies Definition of a 'Self-Inflicted' Injury for Franchisees
Source: Law Journal Newsletters, Franchising Business & Law Alert, Volume 19, Number 2
Articles
05 October 2012
Franchisee Questionnaires v. Tests: New Approach to Continuing Problem
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 October 2012
Trademark Counterfeiting: A New Danger that Lurks for Holdover Franchisees
Source: The Franchise Lawyer
Articles
01 August 2012
The Community of Interest Test for Determining Franchise Relationships
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
19 July 2012
Franchisor-Supplier Relationships: the Legal Perspective
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 June 2012
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 May 2012
New York Franchise Act: Out in Left Field
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 February 2012
Recent Franchise Decisions Show Same Old Songs, with a Few Different Beats
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
01 January 2012
How Will 2012 Play Out in Franchising?
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
30 November 2011
Vicarious Liability: Interplay of Franchise and Trademark Laws
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 November 2011
Economic Downturn Affects Franchisors and Franchisees Alike
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
21 September 2011
The Renaissance Franchise Lawyer
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 September 2011
Annual Forum Offers Great Opportunity to Learn, Share Your Expertise, and Network
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 August 2011
The Enforceability of Liquidated Damages Clauses in Hotel Franchise Agreements
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
01 July 2011
Are Lost Future Royalties Awardable Damages?
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
08 June 2011
What Is in the Future For Franchising and Its Lawyers?
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 May 2011
A View of Professionalism
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 May 2011
Two Franchise Terminations Lead to Further Conflicts Between the Parties
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
07 March 2011
Implementing Change in a Franchise System
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
17 November 2010
Collective Bargaining in Franchise Environments
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 November 2010
The Presumptive Validity of Forum Selection Clauses in Franchise Agreements
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
15 September 2010
Franchise Law: The Coming of Age
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 August 2010
Editor-in-Chief's Crystal Ball – Predictions for 2011
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
30 June 2010
Is Antitrust Law Irrelevant to Franchise Lawyers? A Second Look
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
21 June 2010
Hard Act to Follow?: Why Some Franchisees don't Follow the System
Source: Franchise Update Magazine
Articles
31 March 2010
Confessions of a Rumor Monger: Be Wary of Statistics on Success Rates
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 March 2010
So Your Client Wants to Franchise Its Business?
Source: Business Law Today
Articles
14 December 2009
There Is Accounting for Franchisees!
Source: Franchise Update Magazine
Articles
01 November 2009
Court Watch
Source: LJN's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
24 September 2009
Franchising: Comparing Approaches in Countries with English Heritage
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
14 September 2009
FPRs and the Venus Flytrap: Watch What You Say – and How You Don’t!
Source: Franchise Update
Articles
30 July 2009
Franchising: Comparing Approaches in Countries with English Heritage
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 July 2009
Playing the Game by the Rules: A Practical Guide to Sweepstakes and Contest Promotions
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 March 2009
Can a Franchisor Recover Lost Future Royalties? The Debate Goes On
Source: The Franchise Lawyer
Articles
28 July 2008
Franchising
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
10 September 2007
Eleventh Circuit Holds Waiver of Class Action in Arbitration Clause is Unconscionable and Unenforceable Legal Alerts
10 April 2006
New Business Opportunity Rule Would Fill Void Created by Revised Franchise Disclosure Rule Legal Alerts
19 January 2006
State Taxation of Royalty Payments Without Physical Presence? The New Mexico Supreme Court Provides Guidance Legal Alerts
17 March 2005
Damage Control for Violations of Registration and Disclosure Obligations
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
31 March 2004
Encroachment Issues Persist
Source: The National Law Journal
Articles
01 January 2004
"Trademark Law Fundamentals and Related Franchising Issues," Fundamentals of Franchising
Source: ABA Forum on Franchising
Other Publications
01 August 2003
Three-Level Systems: Problems Facing the 'Cheese' in the 'Sandwich'
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 August 2003
What's In a Name? Name Disputes in the Geographical Expansion of Franchises
Source: LJN's Franchising Business and Law Alert
Articles
01 May 2003
Recent Precedents Say Recoveries for Lost Future Royalties Aren't Likely
Source: Franchise Times
Articles
01 April 2003
An Analysis of Potential Issues in the Use of Split Telephone Intercepts
Source: Franchise Law Journal
Articles
01 December 2002
Twenty-Five Years of Franchising: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?
Source: Info Franchise Newsletter
Articles
30 November 2000
Up Periscope: Franchise on the Horizon
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
25 May 2000
Liquidated Damage Provisions: The Search for Certainty
Source: New York Law Journal
Articles
01 January 2000
FTC/National Franchise Council Referral Program: Much Ado About . . . What?
Source: The Franchise Lawyer
Articles
01 September 1998
After Mitsubishi: Suppliers Beware!
Source: Leader's Franchising Business & Law Alert
Articles
01 January 1998
Vertical Price Fixing Can Be Legal: Or, the Wrath of Khan
Source: The Magazine of the National Franchisee Association
Articles
22 October 1997
Mandatory Earnings Claims: They're as American as Motherhood and Apple Pie!
Source: American Bar Association
Articles
27 March 1997
Grass-Roots Insights Reveal Niches
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Articles
01 January 1997
A Primer on Franchise Transfers
Source: Franchise Update
Articles
01 July 1996
Earnings Claims: To Disclose or Not to Disclose
Source: Franchise Update
Articles
01 January 1996
Representing the Franchisee in Disputes with the Franchisor: Trying to Hit the Target with Blanks
Source: American Bar Association
Articles
01 January 1996
Theories for Franchisee Relief: Ten Phases of Representing Franchisees in Disputes with Franchisors
Source: Building Franchise Relationships: A Guide to Anticipating Problems, Resolving Conflicts, and Representing Clients
Articles
01 January 1993
Franchise Law Bibliography
Source: American Bar Association
Articles
01 September 1990
Franchising in the United States
Source: International Law & Business Review
Articles
01 January 1988
Fundamentals of Franchising
Source: American Bar Association
Articles

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Establishment of an U.S. franchise system for Ecowash Mobile
Represented Ecowash Mobile, an Australian car wash franchisor, in the establishment of a franchise system of mobile car washes in the United States. more
Arbitration for national haircutting franchisor against former franchisees' fraud and breach of contract claims
Successfully defended a national haircutting franchisor against former franchisees’ fraud and breach of contract claims in arbitration. more
Franchise litigation related to technology licenses for entertainment technology company
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Regulatory and compliance matters for Waffle House
Assisted Waffle House with ongoing federal and state regulatory and compliance matters. more

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