Legal Counsel FAQ's
What is a New Jersey "closely held company?"
A New Jersey closely-held company is a company that…
What is secondary meaning in relation to trademarks?
Secondary meaning is the power of a name or other configuration to symbolize a particular business, product, or company.
What is "Prop 65"?
Prop 65 is California's Proposition 65.
When does a franchise amendment application need to be filed?
A franchise amendment application needs to be filed if you have a franchised business in a franchise registration state and a material change has been made to your Franchise Disclosure Document ("FDD").
What information is required for franchise renewal in California?
The California franchise renewal process requires that a California Renewal Application be submitted in the same format as the original registration and must also include all documents that are required for initial registration.
What is a Franchisor's "Affiliate" under the Federal Franchise Rule?
Under the Federal Franchise Rule an affiliate is defined as a person…
What do Trademarks Cover?
Trademarks are most commonly associated with the name of your business.