Texas courts continue to define the boundaries of franchise law with decisions regarding procedure, enforcement of contractual terms, intellectual property, common law and statutory claims, and remedies. Cases during this Survey period address a range of pertinent topics from the field of franchise law, such as Texas courts’ willingness to enforce choice-of-law and arbitration provisions in franchise agreements, burdens of proof for parties seeking injunctive relief, hurdles facing claimants under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), and many other important developments. This Survey’s selected cases and analyses will provide practitioners with valuable insights into the current state of franchise law in Texas.
Deborah S. Coldwell et al., Franchise Law, 5 SMU Ann. Tex. Surv. 155 (2019).