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A federal court in Massachusetts has denied a franchisor’s summary judgment motion which sought attorneys’ fees related its defense of previously dismissed claims. Patel v. 7-Eleven, 2023 WL 35357 (D. Mass Jan. 4, 2023).
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an award of fees incurred in seeking confirmation of an arbitral preliminary injunction. Vital Pharm. v. Pepsico, Inc., 2022 WL 2066406 (11th Cir. Jun. 8, 2022).
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has denied a franchisee’s motion for attorneys’ fees after the franchisor voluntarily dismissed its claims without prejudice. Stockade Cos., LLC v. Kelly Rest. Grp., LLC, 2018 WL 3018177 (W.D. Tex. June 15, 2018). Stockade entered into multiple franchise agreements with Kelly Restaurant Group (“KRG”) for KRG to develop various franchised Stockade restaurant concepts. When KRG continued to operate the restaurants following the termination of the franchise agreements, Stockade sued KRG for trademark ...
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