Missouri Federal Judge Finds For Restaurant Franchisor In Franchise Agreement Dispute

Mealey's (October 5, 2016, 12:41 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — A Missouri federal judge on Oct. 3 ruled that Lion’s Choice franchisee Valley Beef LLC’s continued operation of its franchise after the termination of its franchise agreement constitutes a violation of the franchise agreement and a violation of Lion’ Choice’s trademarks and copyrights (LC Franchisor LLC, et al. v. Valley Beef LLC, No. 4:15-cv-00383, E.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136790).

(Opinion available.  Document #98-161025-001Z.)

U.S. Judge Jean C. Hamilton of the Eastern District of Missouri granted LC Franchisor LLC and LC Corporate...
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