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Franchise Supplier’s Duty of Care Does Not Extend to Economic Loss

Posted on Jun 20 2018

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily June 15, 2018. Click here to view the published article. By Ben Hanuka In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., a decision released on April 30, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the defendant Maple Leaf Foods, which was the exclusive supplier of core menu items to the Mr. Sub franchise system, was not liable to franchisees in the system for alleged economic loss caused by a food recall.

Not All is Hunky Dory with College Hunks Moving Trademark

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Posted on Jan 2 2018

By Ben Hanuka* In Hunky Haulers Inc. v.

Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements

arbitral agreements law case
Posted on Mar 31 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the March 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.

Franchisee Cannot Escape Paying Additional Rent Under Sublea...

franchisee cannot escape paying extra rest at court
Posted on Mar 27 2017

Author: Gleb Matushansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.           Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Debtor Franchisor Cannot Evade Debts By Transferring Assets

debtor franchisor cannot escape paying out
Posted on Mar 16 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.          Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

Distinguishing Franchisors From Licensors

being able to distinguish franchisors from licensors.
Posted on Feb 9 2017

Author: Evan Ivkovic, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka In Business Blossoms Inc.

Court Rejects Oral Agreement to Reduce Royalty Payments

oral agreement with 2 parties, one shown behind the desk
Posted on Feb 5 2017

Author: Jeffrey Nguyen, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C. Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

BurgerFi US trademark had insufficient use in Canada

Legal team analyzes case
Posted on Aug 13 2016

On May 31, 2016, the Canadian Trade-Marks Opposition Board released its decision in the case of Restaurant Development Group LLC v Vescio Group Inc.

Marilyn Monroe’s “Hands Off” Approach

Marilyn Monroe’s “Hands Off” Approach
Posted on Sep 10 2014

With my pardons for the pun, the title is meant to describe the essence of a Marilyn Monroe brand license arrangement which had no operational...


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