W Michael Garner reports at Bluemaumau that since Labor Day, franchisees around the country filed suits against their franchisors for fraud, breach of contract and wrongful termination.

He notes:

Dunkin’s Continuing Termination Campaign

Dunkin’ Donuts has been busy.  In federal court in Florida, in Dunkin Donuts Franchising LLC v. Park Blvd. Donuts, Inc., Dunkin’ Donuts filed a complaint against a franchisee for claims including breach of contract, trademark infringement, and trade dress infringement as well as unfair competition.  Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins together filed a similar claim against a franchisee in Dunkin Donuts Franchising LLC v. Oza Brothers Inc. in federal court in Michigan.

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