In a battle of competing noodle franchises, a federal district court in Arizona recently granted a franchisee’s motion to compel arbitration in a trade secret and breach of contract dispute with its franchisor.   

Apart from its colorful facts, the court’s ruling is significant.  First, it demonstrates that franchisors that include arbitration provisions in their franchise agreements may be precluded

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