Pennsylvania Federal Judge Denies AAMCO Request For Injunction
Mealey's (March 2, 2016, 11:50 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania federal judge on March 1 denied AAMCO Transmissions Inc.’s request for a permanent injunction to stop a former franchisee from operating an auto and transmission repair business near another AAMCO franchise (AAMCO Transmissions Inc. v. Robert V. Romano, et al., No. 13-5747, E.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24921).
(Opinion available. Document #98-160308-083Z.)
U.S. Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that a noncompete covenant in a franchise agreement is enforceable but that the former franchisee is not...