Fall 2012

Trademark Counterfeiting: A New Danger that Lurks for Holdover Franchisees

Vol. 15, No. 4

Trademark Counterfeiting: A New Danger that Lurks for Holdover Franchisees

What connection does trademark counterfeiting pose to the field of franchising? According to the author, far more than might be expected and its impact may be significantly problematic for holdover franchisees. More and more courts are finding that a holdover franchisee’s use of a franchisor’s federally registered trademark constitutes trademark counterfeiting. Read more…

How can adopting “Mediation 2.0” help square conflicting views on mandatory mediation? Read more…

Recently passing the half-way point of my tenure as the Chair of the Forum, I thought the timing of this “Message from the Chair” was a good opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the Forum since last August. I can thankfully report that even in the face of some unique challenges over that time period, Forum leadership has continued to deliver upon my promise in the Message from the Chair of a year ago, “to find ways to provide value to our members.” Read more…

As I embark on my third and last year as Editor-in-Chief of The Franchise Lawyer, I am excited with a number of new developments, including the return to the delivery of a hard copy version of this publication, the introduction of the “Pointer & Pitfalls” section, and the increased number of quality articles I have been receiving. Now more than ever, writing for The Franchise Lawyer is an easy way of becoming more involved with the Forum. Read more…

As the 35th Annual Forum on Franchising in Los Angeles draws near, we receive more and more questions from franchise lawyers (young and old alike) about getting more involved in the Forum and becoming a part of the Forum’s leadership. In response, this article describes the Forum leadership structure and what the Forum calls the “Pathways to Leadership,” and details some specific ways you can get more involved. Read more…

The ABA Forum on Franchising is on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter! Join our groups and stay plugged into all the news and upcoming events of the Forum. Read more…

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