- FRANCHISE LAW
Behren Law Firm has successfully handled a variety of disputes for numerous franchising clients in a variety of industries, including restaurant, fast food, hospitality, hotels, real estate brokerage and automobile dealerships. Our cases range from disputes with individual franchisees or dealers to matters affecting the entire franchise or dealership system. We have substantial experience with the issues that frequently arise in franchise litigation.
Examples of franchising disputes that the firm has successfully handled include disclosure and fraud issues, contract disputes/breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, territorial disputes and encroachment, exclusivity provisions, dealer/franchisees termination, tortious interference claims, miscellaneous torts, trademark/copyright infringement, Lanham Act, antitrust, labor and employment, environmental, and bankruptcy.
Federal Trade Commission
Small Business Association Franchise Registry
American Association of Franchisees and Dealers
International Franchise Association
American Bar Association Forum on Franchising