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Teaching Franchise Law in Law Schools: A Role for Experienced Franchise Lawyers

The Franchise Law Journal, Official Publication of the American Bar Association 
by David Gurnick (co-author) - Vol. 36 No. 3, Winter 2017

2017 Franchise Legal Eagles

The Franchise Times - April 2017
Tal Grinblat selected

How to Lead Your Clients to the Purchase of a Franchise

Practical Lawyer, a publication of the American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Group
by Barry Kurtz - February 2017

Annual Franchise and Distribution Law Developments 2016

ABA Forum on Franchise - October 2016
David Gurnick, co-author

10 Cases Rise to Top for Two Franchise Attorneys

Franchise Times - October 2016
David Gurnick, co-author

How to Lead Your Clients to the Purchase of a Franchise

Valley Lawyer, a publication of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association - October 2016
by Barry Kurtz

Franchise System's Role in Combatting Terrorism

The Franchise Lawyer, a publication of  the ABA Forum Committee on Franchising
by David Gurnick - Spring 2016, VOL. 19, NO. 2

Guidelines When Considering Buying a Franchise

The Business Journals - May 2016
Barry Kurtz, contributor

2016 Franchise Legal Eagles

The Franchise Times - April 2016
Tal Grinblat selected

Chain Offers Slice: PizzaRev in Growth Mode with Experienced Franchisees

San Fernando Valley Business Journal - December 2015
David Gurnick quoted

Eateries Fed Up

Los Angeles Business Journal - November 2015
Barry Kurtz quoted

Distribution Law of the United States

Second Edition (legal text), Juris Publishing - July 2015
by David Gurnick

Crossing the Line: Don't Let Business Clients Become Accidental Franchisors 

Valley Lawyer, a publication of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association - July 2015
by Barry Kurtz and Bryan H. Clements

Selected Developments in Franchise Law

Business Law News, Annual Review, a publication of the State Bar of California Business Law Section 
Tal Grinblat, co-author - May 2015

2015 Franchise Legal Eagles

The Franchise TImes - April 2015
Tal Grinblat selected

Legal Comparison: Traditional Franchise and Beer Distribution Relationships

Business Law News, Issue 1, 2015, a publication of the State Bar of California Business Law Section 
Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements - March 2015

2015 Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers Magazine - January 2015
Barry Kurtz - Franchise/Dealership
David Gurnick - Franchise/Dealership
Tal Grinblat - Franchise/Dealership

How to Steer Clear of Franchise Financial Disasters

CNBC - November 2014
David Gurnick quoted 

Comparing Franchise Relationships and Beer Distribution Relationships

Orange County Lawyer - November 2014
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements

Solo Shops Buy Into Franchises

The Los Angeles Business Journal
Barry Kurtz quoted - November 2014

The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers Magazine, Los Angeles - September 2014
David Gurnick (Franchise Law)

Is Franchising the Right Model for Your Business?

Los Angeles Business Journal
by Barry Kurtz - September 2014

For California Franchises, There's No Place Like Home

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by Barry Kurtz and David Gurnick - August 2014

California Decides Franchisor's Forum Selection Invalid, Despite Supreme Court Ruling

BlueMauMau.com
David Gurnick quoted - July 2014

What to Look for in a Franchisee or Franchisor

Los Angeles Business Journal
by Barry Kurtz and David Gurnick - July 2014

Finding Value: The Roles of Accountants in Franchising

The Franchise Lawyer, a publication of  the ABA Forum Committee on Franchising
by David Gurnick and Tal Grinblat (with Rex Poulsen and Peter Weir of Hutchinson & Bloodgood, LLP) - Spring 2014, VOL. 17, NO. 2

Is Franchising the Right Model for Your Client's Business?

Santa Barbara Lawyer, a publication of the Santa Barbara Bar Association
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements, June 2014

Franchisees Allege Hardball Tactics, Store Seizures by 7-Eleven

The Los Angeles Times
Barry Kurtz quoted, June 2014

The Yin and Yang of Beer Distribution Law and Franchising

Practical Lawyer, a publication of the American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Group
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements, June 2014

Java Franchisee Turns Up Heat

The Los Angeles Business Journal
Barry Kurtz quoted, May 2014

Tall Order: Four Franchises Fold After Counter Redesigns Menus, Restaurants in Bid to Compete in Burger Space

The Los Angeles Business Journal
Barry Kurtz quoted, May 2014

Is Franchising the Right Model for Your Client's Business?

The Bar Bulletin, a publication of the Fresno County Bar Association
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements - Vol. 37, No. 54, May 2014

OPIP: When Is It Lawful to Use Other People's Intellectual Property
in Franchising?

Franchise Law Journal, a publication of the American Bar Association
by David Gurnick & Tal Grinblat - Vol. 33, No. 4, Spring 2014

U.S. Legal Eagles 2014

Franchise Times Magazine - April 2014
Tal Grinblat selected

Beer Distribution Law as Compared to Traditional Franchise Law

Franchise Law Journal, a publication of the American Bar Association
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements - February 2014

Kurtz Law Group Joins Lewitt Hackman

San Fernando Valley Business Journal - February 2014 

Middle Man Finds Seat at Table With Restaurants

Los Angeles Business Journal
Barry Kurtz quoted - December 2013

Fast-Growing Service Providers Take Franchise Scene by Storm

Los Angeles Daily Journal
Barry Kurtz quoted - December 2013 

Carving Out a Craft Brew Exception

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by Barry Kurtz & Bryan H. Clements - November 2013

Carve Outs: Looking to Traditional Franchising for Guidance

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by Barry Kurtz and Bryan H. Clements - November 2013 

Franchising: Cases, Materials, & Problems

American Bar Association,
Textbook: David Gurnick, contributing author - October 2013

Southern California Super Lawyers 2013

Super Lawyers Magazine - January 2013
Barry Kurtz (Franchise & Distribution)
David Gurnick (Franchise & Distribution)
Tal Grinblat (Franchise & Distribution)

When Should You Bring Your Franchise Law Claims?

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers,
by David Gurnick - October 2012

Book Review: Distribution Law of the United States

Franchise Law Journal - A publication of the American Bar Association
David A. Beyer's review of treatise written by David Gurnick - Summer 2012

After Domino's Ruling: Franchisors, Loosen Up; Employers, Tighten Up

Los Angeles Daily Journal,
by David Gurnick and Nicole Kamm - July 2012

Distribution Law of the United States

Legal Text, Juris Publishing, Inc. 
by David Gurnick - August 2011
excerpt: The Chain That Binds our Market Economy, Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 2011

Are Baseball Franchises Actually Franchises?

Los Angeles Daily Journal,
by David Gurnick and Tal S. Grinblat - June 2011

Franchising Solution to the Employee-Independent Contractor Problem

Los Angeles Daily Journal,
by David Gurnick - March 2011

The Long Reach of Franchise Laws

Los Angeles Daily Journal,
by David Gurnick - February 2011

The Unintended Franchise and How to Avoid It

New Matter, Official Publication of the Intellectual Property Law Section
of the State Bar of California
by Tal S. Grinblat - Volume 33, Number 4 2008

Caveat Franchisor

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by Tal S. Grinblat and David Gurnick - March 2007

A Crack In Arbitration Contracts

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by David Gurnick and Tal S. Grinblat - January 2007

Avoiding the Franchise Surprise in IP Licensing Agreements

American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law
by David Gurnick and Tal S. Grinblat - Winter 2005

Avoiding Accidental Franchises

Business Law Update, A Publication of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
Business & Corporations Law Section
by David Gurnick - Summer 2004

 

Our Franchise & Distribution Law Blogs and Videos

 

Seeing Stars or Trolls? Here's What Franchise Can and Can't Do About Negative Reviews - Barry Kurtz

Negative Reviews: Franchises Pursuing Truth, Justice & Defamation Claims - Barry Kurtz

Food Fight: Two Sides to Every Chicken Filler Story - Barry Kurtz

Bay Area Blues: San Francisco's Employers/Franchisees Face Retail Workers Bill of Rights - Bryan H. Clements

Beer Bills: New Laws & Legislation on Tap - Barry Kurtz

Three Tiers for Beer - State Regulations Control Most Distribution - Barry Kurtz

Watch: Attorney for Franchisors - Barry Kurtz

Watch: Hiring a Franchise Lawyer With Practical Experience - Bryan H. Clements

Mmm...Donuts: Slam Dunkin' a Sweet Opportunity for Franchisees? - by Tal Grinblat

Watch: Franchisor Success: Can You Replicate Results? - Tal Grinblat & David Gurnick

Franchising: A Big Portion of Today's Economy - by David Gurnick

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Franchisors Make - by David Gurnick

Promises, Promises: Supreme Court Eases Up on Making Fraud Claims - by David Gurnick

Franchise Law | PMPA Protects Gas Station Franchise Owners - by David Gurnick

Franchise Law | 23 Items of the Franchise Disclosure Documents - by David Gurnick

Before You Buy a Franchise| Franchise Information for the Uninitiated - by Tal Grinblat

Franchise Law Claims: Time Limits - by David Gurnick

When to Franchise Your Business | 7 Questions to Ask - by Tal Grinblat

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