As the advent of the FTC rule’s deadline for updating the franchise disclosure document approaches, questions abound about proper disclosure, sells, and re-disclosures. Watch the slide share to get the facts and answers to frequently asked questions. Still have more questions
There has been an on-going and escalating debate: Independent contractor or employee? When is a worker an independent contractor and when is the worker an employee? The answer to that question can make a sizable monetary difference in the taxes
Recently, I was working with a business owner interested in franchising his business. I put together some power points slides to explain franchising, the fee structure, and the business makeup of a franchisor. Below is infographic of the slides.
Are you a franchisor? Do you have any franchisee locations in New York? If you answered,” yes,” to both of these questions, you need to file an annual information return. Do not delay. The deadline is March 20th .
If your trademarks are used by others- if your trademarks are no longer associated with your products or services, your trademark rights may be at risk!
The answer is ‘yes’ in at least one case. The case is Allegra Network, LLC v. In re Michael G. Ruth. Michael G. Ruth and Elnoria J. Ruth, collectively the “Ruths” entered into a franchise agreement initially in 1984. The
Have you ever heard an advertiser say ‘we are better than X competitor?’ Isn’t that trademark infringement? Listen to the video and learn why this may not be trademark infringement.