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Mulcahy LLP is a boutique litigation firm that provides legal services to franchisors, manufacturers, distributors, and other companies in the areas of antitrust and trade regulation, intellectual property and unfair competition, and franchise and distribution law. Our years of hands-on experience as former General Counsels and seasoned litigators provide us with the expertise to achieve our clients' business goals. Based in Southern California, we serve clients nationwide.

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    Mulcahy LLP specializes in providing legal services to franchisors, manufacturers, distributors, and other businesses in the following areas ...

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    At Mulcahy LLP, our attorneys have litigated over 100 trials to conclusion. Understanding that clients have different business and litigation objectives, we tailor our strategy.

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    We know success in arbitration requires substantial experience and sophistication as well as in-court litigation at the front-end and back-end of the proceedings.

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Lawfully “Terminated” Motorcycle Dealer Retains Right to Recover Damages

Very often, bad facts produce judicial pronouncements that ostensibly appear logically tortured, but which, upon closer observation, reflect the Court’s attempt to exercise its perception of good judgment and fundamental fairness. On November 26, 2013, a California appellate court provided an example of this phenomenon.

California Court Imposes Strict Product Liability On Car Dealer

Earlier this week, in an unpublished opinion, a California appellate court imposed strict products liability on a Ventura County car dealership despite its limited role as a non-profiting, “pass-through” participant of a car sale between General Motors and the customer.

Monster Beverage Company – A Case Study Of Vertical Distribution Landmines

Potential liability for product defects is an expensive and non-trivial concern for all manufactures and their distributors. In recent years, no product has been under more fire than Monster Beverage Company’s popular caffeinated “Monster Energy” drinks.

The Elegance of Franchising

The word “elegance” can be defined as “ingeniously simple.” Put another way elegance is combining effectiveness with simplicity. If your business depends on several retail units to reach your customers, franchising may well be the most elegant business structure available to you. Here’s what you should consider.



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