By Lane Fisher, Partner, FisherZucker 2020: The Year of the FDDetour If you are responsible for or dependent upon a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to market franchises and you’re still using a 2020 FDD containing only information through the end of 2019, you may be a little late to the party. 2020 was an atypical year for most franchise systems. While some franchisors in essential businesses were beneficiaries ofRead more
William Graefe, Franchise Attorney at Fisher Zucker, explains the importance of pre-sale negotiations for both parties when creating a master franchise agreement.Read more
We All Scream For Ice Cream: Master Softee Defaults in Trademark DisputeRead more
Mister Softee says a Queens man has stolen the sound of summer.
Mister Softee Inc. is suing a rival soft-serve slinger who’s been blaring its famous jingle from his ice cream truck.