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The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. Blog

A Blog All About the Expansion and Protection of Your Business and Business Interests

The Internicola Law Firm Blog is all about the expansion, protection and improvement of your business and business interests. In this popular publication Charles N. Internicola, Esq. and the attorneys at The Internicola Law Firm discuss important issues involving:

  • Franchising Your Business;
  • Buying a Franchise;
  • Business Transactions;
  • Partnership Disputes; and
  • Legal counsel for your business

Franchise Sales Success: The Two Questions that You Must Answer First

… Are you a start-up or emerging franchisor and you feel an overall sense of confusion about franchise sales? …Do you feel like your franchise sales efforts may be “all over the place” and not focused? …When it comes to attracting potential prospects do you feel like there is so much…


Date: 10/12/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

The Internicola Law Firm Featured in 1851 Franchise Magazine as ‘The Next Great Thing in Suppliers’

As Featured in 1851Franchise • By Megan Ferringer • 07/15/2016 Some highlights from the article: “When we say we know what it means to be a franchisor and emerging franchisor, we mean it—literally,” Internicola said. “That has put us in a unique position to truly connect with clients and the…


Date: 08/09/2016 | Category: Firm News

Are Franchise Brokers Good for Franchising and Emerging Franchisors?

When you speak to the founder of an emerging franchise system, much more often than not, you will find a genuine entrepreneur intent on creating a successful franchise system and a win-win relationship with his or her future franchisees. During the start-up and growth phase of a franchise system, these…


Date: 08/08/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

Franchising Your Business: What Franchise Developers Are Not Telling You

I get the calls all the time… A hard working and successful entrepreneur who has recently franchised his or her business, contacts us because something does not seem right, and they are trying to figure out “what happens next”. For this new franchisor, the FDD has been prepared, they have…


Date: 08/02/2016 | Category: General

The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. Supports Sunrise Day Camp!

On Sunday, June 5, The Internicola Law Firm, P.C. will be joining a walk to support the mission and good work of Sunrise Day Camp. Our firm is honored to be part of the great work of this organization. Unfortunately, most cancer treatments for children aren’t covered by insurance, and…


Date: 05/31/2016 | Category: Firm News

Franchisee Compliance – Common Sense Steps for Partnering with Counsel

There comes a point during the growth of every new franchise system when the franchisor has to start thinking about using an attorney to assist with franchisee compliance matters. Of course, an important first step is to select the right attorney who is experienced in working with startup franchisors and…


Date: 03/16/2016 | Category: Corporate Counsel

Franchise Consultants, False Starts and Franchise Violations

In “A Franchise Consultant’s Legal Nightmare,” Janet Sparks at Blue MauMau discusses some of the legal issues that Christopher Conner and Franchise Marketing Systems may be facing regarding some of the franchise brands they represent. As I stated in my comment to Janet’s article, while I am not familiar with…


Date: 03/10/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

Franchisors: Are Your Franchisees “Raving Fans”?

While franchisee failure may be inevitable for a select percentage of franchisees and, in may cases, may have nothing to do with the franchise system (i.e., a franchisee who refuses to roll up his or her sleeves and commit to hard work), one thing that this economic downturn has exposed…


Date: 03/07/2016 | Category: Start a Franchise

Intellectual Property: A Two Sided Coin for Franchisors and Entrepreneurs

If you are a successful franchisor or entrepreneur (of a non-franchised business), chances are that you place great priority on the development of your intellectual property such as your trademarks, trade designs, and innovations that may be the subject of a patent. While successful business owners and entrepreneurs are great…


Date: 02/29/2016 | Category: Intellectual Property

What the Media Wants: Getting PR Exposure

Matt Diaz, Account Manager | No Limit Agency As Featured in Charles N. Internicola’s Business & Franchise Law Report Vol. 4 Issue 2 Not until I became a Franchisor did I fully appreciate the value of public relations and the value that a dedicated agency can bring to a business….


Date: 02/26/2016 | Category: General