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Bob Zisk concentrates his practice on franchise and distribution and commercial litigation.
Bob has extensive experience as a franchise litigator and counselor. For over thirty years, he has represented national franchisors in ...
In Munoz, v. Earthgrains Distribution, LLC, 2023 WL 5986129 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 13, 2023),
A federal court in Oklahoma granted franchisor Pizza Inn, Inc.’s motion for preliminary injunction preventing two former Pizza Inn franchisees – Odetallah and Allen’s Dynamic Food – from operating competing pizza restaurants in the same location as each of their former Pizza Inn franchises. Pizza Inn, Inc. v. Allen's Dynamic Food, Inc., 2023 WL 3015297 (W.D. Okla. Apr. 19, 2023).
A federal court in New Jersey denied a motion for preliminary injunction because of the franchisor’s delay in seeking relief. H-1 Auto Care, LLC v. Lasher, 2022 WL 13003468 (D.N.J. Oct. 21, 2022).
A federal court in Maryland recently entered an order requiring a former franchisee to comply with the post-term covenant against competition and awarding liquidated damages to the franchisor following the termination of the franchise agreement. The Cleaning Authority v. Hunsberger Enters., 2022 WL 2344169 (D. Md. June 29, 2022).
A federal court in California recently denied a motion for a temporary restraining order against a franchisee of a pizza restaurant, concluding that there was not evidence that the franchisor would be irreparably harmed by a franchisee’s refusal to transfer its store back to the franchisor. Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC v. SV Adventures, Inc., 2021 WL 6136178 (E.D. Cal. Dec. 29, 2021).
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