Franchise Law Committee

Pursuant to the Business Law Section Committee Requirements and Guidelines, the Mission Statement setting forth the goals and objectives of the Franchise Subcommittee is as follows:

To be the preeminent local forum for the study and discussion of the legal aspects of franchising with the aim of (1) providing high quality educational programs and publications on the legal aspects of franchising; (2) stimulating discussion of the legal aspects of franchising in order to educate the Philadelphia legal and franchising community about diverse viewpoints on issues of current concern; and (3) enhancing the professional growth of and level of collegiality between Franchise Subcommittee members.     

Chair

Lane Fisher
Fisher Zucker LLC
21 South 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
O: 215.825.3100
lfisher@fisherzucker.com

Executive Committee Liaison

Barbara Sicalides
Pepper Hamilton LLP
3000 Two Logan Square
Eighteenth & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799
O: 215.981.4783
F: 215.689.4532
sicalidb@pepperlaw.com

Links

Federal Trade Commission
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Franchise UPDATE, Inc.
Founded in 1988, Franchise UPDATE, Inc. is recognized worldwide for its coverage of franchise trade, management and development information.

International Franchise Association
Explore the world of franchise opportunities, get current news on franchising trends and development, and participate in franchise community forums and discussion groups.

United States Patent and Trademark Office
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