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Franchise agreements and transfers as a going concern

  • Werksmans Attorneys
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  • South Africa
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  • March 31 2013

If a franchisor terminates a franchise agreement and subsequently awards the franchise to a new franchisee, does this amount to a transfer of a

Dramatic expansion of liability for franchisors in Canada the duty to promote and enhance your brand

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 27 2012

The Quebec Superior Court has just dramatically expanded the scope of liability for franchisors in Canada

Court grants summary judgment for franchisor on claim that content of advertising campaign breached implied covenant

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • USA
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  • April 12 2012

In Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. v. Hallbeck, No. 4:09CV0064 AGF (E.D. Mo. Feb.28, 2012), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri granted summary judgment to Hardee's on a claim that its decision to produce purportedly "lewd" television advertisements constituted an abuse of its discretion in overseeing the Hardee's Advertising Fund

New Zealand: strong protection given to foreign trade marks

  • AJ Park
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  • New Zealand
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  • November 18 2013

In this case an Australian franchisor of drive-through coffee outlets operating under the trade mark MUZZ BUZZ was able to stop a New Zealand

European Court of Justice clarifies scope of post-term non-compete obligation in franchise agreement

  • Stibbe
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  • European Union
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  • March 5 2013

In its judgment of 7 February 2013, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled (Case C-11712) that a post-term non-compete obligation in a

Settlement agreements: steps to protect enforceability

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 27 2012

On March 3, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Dodd v. Prime Restaurants of Canada Inc. (2012 ONSC 1578

FTC April 30th updating deadline approaching for calendar year franchisors

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 29 2012

The FTC requires a franchisor to update its franchise disclosure document (FDD) within 120 days of the close of its fiscal year

Court compels arbitration, calling unconscionability an issue for the arbitrator

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 30 2012

Applying California law and the Federal Arbitration Act, a federal district court ruled that Senior Services of Palm Beach must arbitrate its claims against ABCSP, Inc., a franchising company, pursuant to the arbitration clause of the parties’ franchise agreement

New Canadian consumer products legislation

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 9 2011

New consumer products legislation in Canada will have an impact on many franchise systems doing business in Canada

Franchisee’s notice to customers regarding end of franchise relationship does not constitute trademark infringement

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • USA
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  • May 10 2012

In Anago Franchising, Inc. v. IMTN, Inc., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8120 (7th Cir. Mar. 29, 2012), Anago Franchising terminated one of its subfranchisors, IMTN