Happy Thanksgiving. As a thank you to our valued readers, we are pleased to announce the webinar “Enforcing Non-Compete Provisions in Franchise Agreements” is now available as a podcast and webinar recording.
In Seyfarth’s ninth and final installment in its series of Trade Secrets Webinars, Seyfarth attorneys John Skelton, Erik Weibust and Anne Dunne focused on how to implement … Continue Reading
A Florida franchisee executed a franchise agreement (FA) containing a non-compete provision and a Pennsylvania forum selection clause. Following termination of the FA, the former franchisee’s wife opened a similar business in another part of Florida. The franchisor filed suit in Pennsylvania against the former franchisee and his wife, and they moved to dismiss or, alternatively, to transfer the case … Continue Reading
It’s time for yet another meal filled with trade secrets!
Earlier this month, New York Pizzeria, Inc., a pizzeria chain with over thirty restaurants in the United States and the Middle East, filed a complaint in federal court in Texas alleging trade secret misappropriation. New York Pizzeria alleged that a former employee, as well as individual restaurant owners, were conspiring … Continue Reading