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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 April 21, 2015

Non-competition covenants are commonplace in several types of agreements, including franchise agreements, employment agreements, consulting agreements, independent contractor agreements, management agreements and operating agreements. In Florida, in addition to meeting the requirements set forth in Section 542.335 of the Florida Statutes, it is important that the party wishing to enforce the restrictive covenants expressly specifies Read more →

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Posted on Blog April 21, 2015

It’s that time of the year again for franchisors to update their FDDs. In addition to updating the FDD within a reasonable time after the close of each quarter to include any material changes, the Federal Trade Commission’s Amended Franchise Rule (16 C.F.R. Part 436) requires franchisors to update their FDDs annually within 120 days Read more →

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Posted on Blog April 21, 2015

A preliminary injunction may be imposed after the closure of a franchised business. In Bans Pasta, LLC v. Mirko Franchising, LLC, No. 7:13-cv-00360-JCT, 2014 WL 2158128 (W.D. Va. May 23, 2014). Restaurant franchisee Bans Pasta sought rescission of a franchise agreement on the ground that it was negligently and fraudulently induced into entering into the Read more →

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Posted on Blog April 21, 2015

In a recent case, a federal district court ruled that a satisfactory showing on a federal trademark infringement claim the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C.A. § 1114, will also establish claims for common law trademark infringement and common law unfair competition under both California and New Jersey law. Century 21 Real Estate LLC v. Ed/Var Inc., Read more →

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Posted on Blog April 8, 2015

Robert F. Salkowski spoke on April 8th before a large group of multi-unit franchise owners and industry suppliers on the subject of Mergers & Acquisitions. This year the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference took place at Ceasers Palace in Las, Vegas, Nevada.    

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