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Franchising Research Guide: Treatises


Business Franchise Guide. Chicago, Ill.: CCH [Online Subscription]. See the complete description of this product under Electronic Resources.

Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements. 3rd ed.  Peter J. Klarfeld, editor.  Chicago, IL: Forum on Franchising, American Bar Association, 2012.  KF2023.Z95 C68 2012 - 10th fl.

Franchise and Distribution Law and Practice. W. Michael Garner.  Deerfield, IL: West/Thomson, c1990-.  KF 2023 .G37 1990 - 10th fl, available via Westlaw. The library no longer updates this resource in print; last print update 2008.  

This three-volume loose leaf set analyzes the diverse federal and state laws affecting franchise and distribution relationships and offers practical advice for representing the franchisor or franchisee.  Also provides in-depth coverage of FTC regulations and state laws, contract, tort and real estate law, anti–trust and related trade regulation law, laws affecting termination of the business relationship, the special effects of tax and bankruptcy laws on franchise relationships, litigation of franchise relationships. Logically organized with easy-to–use forms.

Franchising: Realities and Remedies. Rev. ed.  Harold Brown.  New York: Law Journals Press, c1981-.  KF2023 .B813 1981 - 10th fl. 

This two-volume loose leaf set provides specific, practical solutions to common problems faced by both franchisors and franchisees. It covers compliance with federal and state contracts; antitrust and disclosure laws; protective advice for franchisor's counsel; the landlord in franchising; and the RICO statute.  Also contains forms volume.

Franchising.  Gladys Glickman.  New York, N.Y.: Mathew Bender 1969-.  KF2023.A6 G49 - 10th fl.  The library no longer updates this resource in print; last print update 2008. Also available via  Lexis.

This five-volume loose leaf addresses legal, business and tax considerations of modern franchising, synthesized into a unified picture.  Franchising includes the text of federal special industry laws; the text of state franchising and business opportunities statutes, regulations, and forms; summaries of state special industry laws; and more. 

Corporate Counsel's Guide to Distribution Counseling,  available via Westlaw.

Treatise covering basic antitrust issues in distribution, avoiding supplier/distributor disputes, Federal and state franchise and dealership laws, software distribution, and the Robinson-Patman Act.