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Berkowitz v. Selzer

U.S.
May 4, 1981
451 U.S. 970 (1981)

Summary

holding that McDonald's franchisees could be required to operate only on premises leased to them by the parent company and this was not an illegal tying arrangement, because “the challenged aggregation is an essential ingredient of the franchised system's formula for success,” making the franchise and the premises lease “a single product.”

Summary of this case from Dunkin' Donuts Franchising LLC v. CDDC Acquisition Co. (In re FPSDA I, LLC)

Opinion

Nos. 80-1332, 80-1335.

May 4, 1981, October TERM, 1980.


C.A. 2d Cir. Certiorari denied. Reported below: 629 F. 2d 809.


Summaries of

Berkowitz v. Selzer

U.S.
May 4, 1981
451 U.S. 970 (1981)

holding that McDonald's franchisees could be required to operate only on premises leased to them by the parent company and this was not an illegal tying arrangement, because “the challenged aggregation is an essential ingredient of the franchised system's formula for success,” making the franchise and the premises lease “a single product.”

Summary of this case from Dunkin' Donuts Franchising LLC v. CDDC Acquisition Co. (In re FPSDA I, LLC)
Case details for

Berkowitz v. Selzer

Case Details

Full title:BERKOWITZ ET AL. v. SELZER; and SELZER v. BERKOWITZ ET AL

Court:U.S.

Date published: May 4, 1981

Citations

451 U.S. 970 (1981)

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