When does my FDD expire?

Your FDD will expire at the earlier of (1) when the new FDD is issued, or (2) when you reach a state or federal expiration date. New FDD Issuance Once you issue your new FDD, your old FDD expires.…

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A complete guide to selecting the proper franchise attorney

A franchise lawyer is a lawyer that has specialized in the area of franchising, both for franchisors and franchisees, and has knowledge in all legal issues involving both state and federal…

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How franchise lawyers differ from general practice lawyers

A common misconception about lawyers when it comes to business owners is that they just need a “business” lawyer that helps cover everything. The reality is, when embarking on the franchising…

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Understanding the difference between trademark and copyright

When creating a new product or service, or even forming a new entity, understanding the differences between trademarks and copyrights can be vital. The first step is really a simple one: it’s…

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What does a franchise lawyer do?

When deciding to embark on franchising your business, or franchising a new business, gathering all of the information needed before making the important decision of hiring a franchise attorney is…

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Top Reasons You Need a Franchise Lawyer

When you’ve finally decided to start the process of potentially franchising your business, there’s a lot to consider. From contemplating potential franchisees to understanding the proper documents…

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Choosing the right franchise lawyers

When it comes to creating and filing the legal documents necessary for starting the process of franchising a business, it’s best to leave the long and difficult process to a franchise attorney with…

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What is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)?

Being an educated franchisee (or franchisor) means gathering all relevant information needed before making a solid business decision. And when it comes to the process of sorting through franchising…

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Music in Your Restaurant

So…you own a restaurant (or any business open to the public) and want to play music at your location. Maybe it’s live concerts with local bands. Maybe you just want the ambiance of having something…

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