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Log In / Register | Nov 24, 2014

Should Every Franchisee Own Its Website?

Social media and brand awareness creates unique problems for a franchise system, the well understood division of national and local advertising has to be revisited. One important question is, should every franchisee own it's own website?

Vapiano Franchise Blasted by DC Court

Fusilli is less twisted than Vapiano's business structure.

Pinnacle Pizza v. Little Caesars

Franchisee ideas become the property of the franchisor, ruled the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. And if the franchisee complains, that is a breach of the franchise agreement.

Bankruptcy Experts Are Wary of Bennigan's IP Transfers

PLANO, Tex. (Blue MauMau) – The sudden insolvency of Bennigan’s and Steak & Ale brands by filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy on July 29 has left behind many questions for its franchise owners.