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Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. represents franchisees in disputes involving over 100 major franchise systems internationally. Due to our success, we have received an enormous amount of attention by the media worldwide. This media coverage has resulted in the public's increasing interest in franchising and demand for information. The following quotes have been selected from articles that feature various cases and clients that Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. have represented. Click on any of the listed links to see each article in full.

Posted on Blog December 19, 2017

CALIFORNIA JURY FINDS THAT EL POLLO LOCO, INC. VIOLATED THE IMPLIED COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH BY ENCROACHING ON FRANCHISEES’ NON-EXCLUSIVE TERRITORY AND BY FAILING TO OFFER ENCROACHING RESTAURANTS TO NEARBY FRANCHISEES LANCASTER, CA, December 18, 2017— El Pollo Loco, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, breached the implied covenant of good faith Read more →

Posted on Franchise Law, Franchise Law News, Uncategorized February 14, 2017

Franchisors and franchisees enter into what is known as a holdover period when a franchise agreement has expired, but the franchisee continues daily operations. A holdover period may be unlawful when a franchisee has continued to use the franchisor’s trademark without permission. In those situations, franchisors may be entitled to treble damages under the Lanham Read more →

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Posted on Franchise Law, Franchise Law News, Uncategorized February 14, 2017

Franchised small businesses within the State of Florida are not adequately protected under Florida law. Yet, inexplicably, current laws provide security for business owners that operate large automobile dealerships, agricultural equipment dealerships as well as beer distributors and other special industries. It is unjust that similar protections do not exist for the thousands of restaurants, Read more →

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Posted on Blog, Franchise Law, Restrictive Covenants in Franchising January 5, 2017

Franchise agreements typically include in-term non-compete covenants, which restrict competition during the term of the franchise agreement, and often include a post-term covenant that restricts competition following the termination or expiration of the agreement. These provisions routinely ban competition within a certain radius of the franchised location and sometimes within the territory of other franchisees Read more →

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Posted on Blog, Franchise Law News, News About ZESB November 11, 2016

Franchisors and franchisees often work closely together to develop and/or implement various business strategies and marketing/advertising campaigns for the benefit of the franchise system. Some of these strategies and campaigns can be controlled largely by the franchisor, who seeks to ensure brand uniformity. That being said, because the franchisor is the one that will often Read more →

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    Burger King demanda a franquicia tras denuncia de ratas La compañía puso fin a los acuerdos de franquicia a raíz de reportajes de Telemundo 40 Investiga sobre denuncia de ratas. Author: Antonio Rodriguez
    Publication: Telemundo 40

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  • 04/09/2019

    BURGER KING FRANCHISEE PUSHES BACK AGAINST COMPANY’S LAWSUIT Guillermo Perales’ attorney said the brand’s termination of 37 Texas restaurants was improper and that the company is trying to get the operator to sell. Author: Jonathan Maze
    Publication: Restaurant Business Online

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