In the trademark and copyright law world, few disputes have garnered the attention of both the legal and culinary world quite like the “Taco Tuesday” debate. The controversy revolved around…Continue Reading The “Taco Tuesday” Trademark Test: Genericide and How to Prevent Against It
Effective October 1, 2023, North Carolina streamlined franchisor compliance with the North Carolina Business Opportunity Act. The adopted revisions to the North Carolina Business Opportunity Act (“Act”) proposed by the…Continue Reading North Carolina Streamlines Franchise Compliance
The average consumer probably associates franchising with the popular fast casual restaurant across the street from their office, their favorite gym down the street, or some other brick-and-mortar building where…Continue Reading Who Needs Brick-and-Mortar? Developing Your Mobile Franchise Business
2022 Franchise Success Summit – Auditing the Health of Your Franchise Organization | Mark Siebert, CEO, iFranchise Group
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Businesses are increasingly defined by the technologies they use internally or that they offer to their customers; franchisors are no exception Technology is interwoven into the way that businesses think…Continue Reading What is the Technology Fee and Why Should I Charge My Franchisees One?
Items 5, 6, and 7 of a Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) are all about money – how much the franchisor charges for the goods and services it provides franchisees before…Continue Reading Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) Items 5, 6, and 7 Explained
How to Avoid Litigation in Franchising
There is a host of issues that can arise in a relationship between a franchisor and a franchisee. If not properly addressed, some of…Continue Reading How to Avoid Litigation in Franchising
You have worked hard to grow your business and brand. The last thing you want to do is give it all away. A carefully drafted non-competition agreement can protect your…Continue Reading How Non-Competition Agreements Protect Franchisors
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BETH VANNOYCHIEF LEGAL OFFICER & DIRECTOR, WINDOW WORLD, INC.
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Neil NewcombFORMER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BRIXX FRANCHISE SYSTEMS LLC
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MAUREEN ANDERSFOUNDER & CEO, AR WORKSHOP
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