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FDD Franchise Agreement Review – Häagen-Dazs

Evaluation of Häagen-Dazs Franchise Opportunity


Franchise Lawyer Charles N. Internicola assists prospective franchisees, nationwide, in the purchase of a franchise, the review of the FDD and the negotiated modification of the franchise agreement. Among the many franchise opportunities reviewed by Mr. Internicola, Esq., recently, Mr. Internicola represented a franchisee in connection with the purchase of a Häagen-Dazs franchise. Häagen-Dazs is an internationally recognized premium ice cream and specialty desserts brand.

With regard to his clients interest in evaluating and purchasing a Häagen-Dazs franchise, Mr. Internicola:

  • Reviewed the Häagen-Dazs FDD;
  • Prepared a detailed FDD review letter and proposed Franchise Agreement Addendum relating to and modifying the Häagen-Dazs franchise agreement;
  • Evaluated and prepared potential franchise agreement modifications related to the Häagen-Dazs:
    • Franchise Fee;
    • Royalty Structure;
    • Non-Competition Obligations;
    • Protected Territory;
    • Territory Rights;
    • Limitation of Personal Liability; and
    • Numerous issues involving franchisee rights and protection of our clients franchise interest.

Summary of Issues

Significant to the Häagen-Dazs Franchise Agreement were issues concerning the management, operation of the Häagen-Dazs franchised business and issues concerning mall-based locations.

What to Do If You Are Considering Buying a Franchise

When considering the purchase of any franchise it is important to speak with a franchise lawyer prior to signing any document. The intentions of the franchise company may not have any ill-intent however there are certain factors that should be reviewed and evaluated that are contained in the franchise agreement and franchise disclosure document.

If you would like information about The Internicola Law Firm's franchise protection services when buying a franchise call us at 1-800-976-4904 and we will schedule a complementary call for you to speak with Charles Internicola about our services.

Successfully Reviewed Häagen-Dazs FDD and potential Franchise Agreement Modifications for the Protection of our Franchisee Client.

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