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Franchise Relationships and Licensing Agreements

By Barry Kurtz Printed in San Fernando Business Journal What’s the difference between a franchise relationship and a licensing agreement? Both can spur growth, but there is a fine line between them. The unwary entrepreneur launching an expansion campaign can end up in a world of trouble if he or she doesn’t understand the difference.Indeed, […]

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Barry Kurtz Featured in Article in Los Angeles Daily Journal

On September 14, 2012, Barry Kurtz and the Kurtz Law Group were showcased in the Daily Journal’s Law Firm Business section. Lawyers with the 16-year-old Woodland Hills firm, Kurtz Law Group APC say they’ve achieved their success by specializing solely in franchise and transactional law. The firm’s focus is so narrow it has to refer clients […]

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How To Help Your Franchising Clients Survive The Recession

How To Help Your Franchising Clients Survive The Recession   Barry Kurtz Certified Specialist in Franchise & Distribution Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He maintains his practice in Woodland Hills, California, and can be reached at bkurtz@barrykurtzpc.com or (818) 827-9229. by Barry Kurtz One way that a struggling franchisee […]

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Franchise system’s size, structure dictate private-equity payout

By Barry Kurtz By Nevin Sanli Printed in Nation’s Restaurant News – September 2007 (Sep. 24) Private-equity groups have eagerly stalked restaurant franchisors in recent years, snapping up such companies as Dunkin’ Brands, owner of the Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo’s chains, as well as Hamburger Hamlet, Applebee’s, Chevy’s and Worldwide Restaurant Concepts, the owners […]

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