Baskin-Robbins Says Franchise Dispute Should Stay In Massachusetts

Mealey's (January 13, 2016, 5:17 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A dispute between Baskin-Robbins Franchising LLC and a franchisee should be litigated in Massachusetts because most of the parties’ business was handled there, Baskin-Robbins argues in a brief filed Dec. 18 in the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Baskin-Robbins Franchising LLC v. Alpenrose Dairy Inc., No. 15-2190, 1st Cir.).

(Brief available. Document #98-160112-046B.)

Baskin-Robbins sued Alpenrose Dairy Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Oct. 2, 2014, as a result of a Dec. 2, 2013, letter from...
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