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Franchisee University Articles

Articles About Expanding and Protecting Your Business and Business Interests

The articles below are written by National Business and Franchise Lawyer Charles N. Internicola, Esq. and the attorneys at The Internicola Law Firm. These articles are based on "real world" experience and are designed to assist you in the expansion and protection of your business. Learn more about franchising, business transactions, intellectual property protection and how to deal with shareholder and partnership disputes.

Getting Started with Franchisee University

Here is where you get access to Franchisee University's Franchise Buyer Success Report, franchise videos and the franchise book.

Do You Need a Lawyer When Buying a Franchise?

Franchise lawyers are recommended when buying a franchise because franchise agreements can be changed or modified.

How Long Does it Take to Buy a Franchise?

It should take about two weeks for a franchise lawyer to review the franchise agreement and FDD and about four weeks to negotiate with the franchisor.

The Franchise Purchasing Process

When buying a franchise, your franchise lawyer will review the FDD and Franchise agreement while you take steps to advance your due diligence.

What is the Franchisor and Franchisee Relationship All About

The Franchisor and Franchisee relationship is dependent and franchisees acquire rights and obligations to the franchisor such as following business systems.

5 Important Franchise Terms to Know When Buying a Franchise

When buying a franchise you will come across terms such as franchisor, franchisee, protected territories, franchise fee and royalties.

Franchising Basics When Buying a Franchise

Franchise process for franchisees include identifying an existing business and obtaining a license to use a franchisor's trademarks and business systems.

The Franchisee University Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Business and entrepreneur scholarship offered to high school seniors in Staten Island, NY about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner

The Franchisee University Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Winner

Franchise Success Statistics and Factors: 2014 Franchise Study

Franchise Success Statistics and Factors Study by Charles Internicola reveals if franchised businesses are more successful than independent businesses.

Success Stories

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Office Evolution

Bob Levitt
Lobster Joint

Michael Burke
Denino’s