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Mixed results in Newfoundland and Labrador trial involving franchisee takeover dispute

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works   In 55668 Newfoundland and Labrador Limited v. Sullivan, a decision of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador released on August 1, 2022, the court held that a franchisee who took over the assets of a terminated franchisee without the agreement of the terminated...
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Ontario court awards rescission on resale but heavily reduces damages award

In 1901709 Ontario Inc. et al. v. Dakin News Systems Inc., a November 10, 2022, decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the court ruled that...

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Fix It or Nix It: The 5 Key Elements of a Valid FDD

Based on recent court decisions, if your FDD does not contain these 5 key elements, it is probably legally void. Franchisors with operations in Ontario or elsewhere...

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New Brunswick court grants rescission against Maaco for stale-dated financials

By: Mandana Niknejad, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works   In Alphataho Inc., et al v Maaco Canada Partnership LP, et al, a decision of the Court...

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Trademark licensee has no standing to complain about infringing domain name

In Re Penske Truck Leasing Co., LP. and Giurgia, a January 25, 2019, decision of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (“CIRA”), an arbitrator found that a trucking partnership...

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