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Non-Competition Covenants

tie The Tie That Binds Non-Competition Covenants Under Maryland Law
By David L. Cahn and Allan P. Hillman, Maryland Bar Journal, July 2012
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Compliance with FPR Disclosure Requirements

Why Have the Rule? Recent Opinion May Decrease Compliance with FPR Disclosure Requirements
By David L. Cahn, Whiteford Taylor & Preston, L.L.P.

State Franchise Relationship and Termination Laws

Mobility, the Home, and the Scope and Application of State Franchise Relationship and Termination Laws
By David L. Cahn and Jeffrey S. Fabian Franchise Law Journal, Fall 2010

Buying a Franchise

Pros and Cons of Buying a Franchise with Unprotected Territories
By Sara Wilson, Allbusiness.com, November 15, 2010
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Long-Term Thinking from Candidates and Political Leaders

Why Short-Term Fixes Fall Flat A Call for More Long-Term Thinking from Candidates & Political Leaders
By David Cahn, Baltimore Business Journal, November 5, 2010

Area Representative Disclosure Issues

Washington Ruling Raises Area Representative Disclosure Issues
By David L. Cahn and Jeffrey S. Fabian, The Franchise Lawyer, January 2010
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Trademark Licensing

When Does Trademark Licensing Become Franchising?
By David L. Cahn & Jeffrey S. Fabian, Intellectual Property Section – Maryland State Bar Association

 A Franchisor’s Mandatory Disclosures

Finding Value in a Franchisor’s Mandatory Disclosures
By David L. Cahn, Opportunity World and Money ‘N Profits, April 2009

Franchising Proves Viable Growth Strategy

Franchising Proves Viable Growth Strategy for Many Entrepreneurs
By David L. Cahn, Maryland Entrepreneur Quarterly, November 2008

Franchisee Financial Due Dilligence

How Much Can I Make?: Franchisee Financial Due Diligence
By David L. Cahn and Jeremy Robinson, Opportunity World, July 2008

Maryland’s Challenges as a Leader in Regulating Franchise Sales

Dale Cantone Addresses Implementation of the Revised Franchise Rule and Maryland’s Challenges as a Leader in Regulating Franchise Sales
By David L. Cahn, LJN’s Franchising and Business Law Alert, March 2008

Top 10 Things to Consider for Prospective Franchisees

Top 10 Things to Consider for Prospective Franchisees
By David L. Cahn and Jeffrey S. Fabian, Opportunity World Magazine, February 2008

Civil Rights Statutes Continue to Increase Employment Liability Risks

Federalism At Work: Changes To State Civil Rights Statutes Continue To Increase Employment Liability Risks
By David L. Cahn and David G. Ross, LJN’s Franchising and Business Law Alert, February 2008

FTC Ruling To Be Felt by Franchisors

Impact of Supreme Court, FTC ruling to be felt by franchisors
By David L. Cahn and David G. Ross, LJN’s Franchising and Business Law Alert, February 2008
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Franchise Could Clear Way for Minority Business Entrepreneurship

Franchise Could Clear Way For Minority — Business Entrepreneurship
November 2006
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A Primer on Warranties

Legal Lines: “This Meat Stinks!” — A Primer on Warranties
American Association of Franchisees & Dealers – The Franchisee Voice, Fall 2006

Franchise Earnings Claims

Franchising earnings claims: To do or not to do
Maryland Association of CPAs – Statement Magazine, July/August 2006

Association Health Plans Could Fix Uninsured Problem

For franchisees, association health plans could fix uninsured problem
The Baltimore Business Journal, March 2006
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Good Partnerships Gone Bad

Law – Good partnerships gone bad
By Rachel SamsBaltimore Business JournalSeptember 16-22, 2005

Preserving Claims When a Franchisee Files for Bankruptcy

Traps For The Unwary: Preserving Claims When a Franchisee Files for Bankruptcy
The Franchisee Voice, Fall 2004

Ten Ways for a Franchisor To Get Sued By Its Franchisees

Ten Ways for a Franchisor To Get Sued By Its Franchisees
The Baltimore Daily Record, July 2, 2004

Post-Expiration Covenants

Post-Expiration Covenants Not To Compete: Grant Limited Free Agency to Franchisees
LJN’s Franchising Business & Law Alert, February and March, 2002

Earnings Claims: The Disclosure Most Franchisors Should Try To Make

Earnings Claims; The Disclosure Most Franchisors Should Try to Make
ABA Franchise Law Journal, Winter 2001