FRANCHISE LITIGATION

The firm has successfully represented franchisees in numerous disputes under the California Franchise Acts, including cases for failure to properly register the franchise, improper termination, unfair competition and licensing disputes.

Areas of Expertise

• Advertising filing
• Alleged misrepresentations to franchisee prospects
• Equal treatment of franchisees
• Franchise and salesperson registration
• Improper termination or renewal of a franchise
• Legal grounds for not renewing a franchise
• Mandatory cooling-off period prior to franchise sales
• Offering or selling an unregistered franchise
• Prohibited franchise sales practices
• Termination or not renewing a franchise, including notice and cure period
• Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars (“UFOC”) timing and disclosure issues

PROVEN SUCCESSES