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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.

 

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.

 

Top Resources for Franchising Your Business

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    Should You Franchise Your Business?

    Franchising may be the next big step for your business and brand. So, how do you know whether or not you should franchise your business and if franchising is right for you? The answer depends on your business, your business goals, your personal goals, your budget and where you want... read more

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    How to Franchise Your Business

    In this guide you’ll learn the basics of franchising, how to franchise your business, and how to win at franchising. We’ll also take a deeper dive into legal requirements for franchising and why they matter, steps to take before and after you launch your franchise, and even some tips on... read more

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    Franchising vs. Licensing Book

    When considering expanding a business both franchising and licensing are possible options. In this guide, you'll learn the differences of franchising and licensing and understand how each will affect you. read more

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    Franchising Your Business: Advantages & Disadvantages

    Are you a successful business owner? Are you looking for ways to expand your business? If so, this article will provide the answers you need to decide whether franchising your business is the right step for you. In short, franchising allows you, the franchisor, to create a relationship among several... read more

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    Documents To Start A Franchise

    Under federal law, prior offering or selling a franchise in any state, franchisors are required to disclose a franchise disclosure document (FDD) to their prospective franchisees. In addition to federal law certain states, including the franchise registration states, require that franchisors register their FDD with the state. The legal documentation... read more

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    Is Your Business Franchisable?

    If your business is successful and you are looking to expand, for good reason, you may be asking questions like “is my business franchisable?”, and “can my business be franchised?” To answer these questions and determine whether or not your business is ready for franchising, you should evaluate the following... read more

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    Leveraging PR & Digital Media to Jumpstart Franchise Sales

    Key strategies to accelerate franchise growth for startup and emerging franchisors In this webinar, franchise attorney Charles Internicola and Nick Powills, founder of No Limit Agency and 1851 Franchise, discuss key strategies to accelerate franchise growth through PR and digital media. Some topics include: Steps franchisors should take when it... read more

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    Winning Insurance Strategies for Emerging Franchisors with Michael Porpora

    One of the biggest issues for emerging franchisors is not having a plan for insurance and system-wide protection. What do emerging brands need to know when they're starting off, who should they rely on, and how can they plan ahead? Get an insurance game plan to protect your franchise system... read more

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    How to Build a Great Franchise Logo & Brand with Dan Antonelli

    Key strategies for developing the right logo & trade dress to drive franchise growth with branding and design expert Dan Antonelli. Dan is the author of ‘Building a Big Small Business Brand’ and is the creative director of the branding firm KickCharge Creative. Learn how to drive franchise growth and... read more

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