Kevin Brendan Murphy’s Guides

Kevin Brendan Murphy

San Francisco Franchise Lawyer.

Contributor Level 15
  1. Buying a Franchise From a New Franchise Company

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, almost 3 years ago.

    While blue-chip franchise companies have usually paid their dues, with finely-tuned business operations, competent management and fair contracts as a result, start-up franchisors present an entirely different set of due diligence challenges for a would-be franchise owner.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Negotiating And Buying A Franchise

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, almost 4 years ago.

    BUYING A FRANCHISE VERSUS STARTING AN INDEPENDENT BUSINESS As a franchise attorney who has owned and operated a successful franchise, I can say buying a franchise represents a different approach to s

    8 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Doing Your Franchise Due Diligence

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Talk To Franchise Owners Ask touch questions like: what was their total investment; how long did it take to break even; how much monthly profit (or loss) are they doing currently; what would they do

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Did You Buy An Illegal Disguised Franchise Called A License?

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    The License vs. Franchise Dilemma In these troubled economic times, an increasing number of companies are attempting to expand using what is essentially a franchise metric business model, but is call

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. Franchise Name Change Disputes - What Are Your Rights?

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Examine the Franchise Contract The franchise contract is the starting point in the analysis. Usually it says if the franchise company decides on a system-wide brand name change, everyone in the netwo

    4 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. Franchise Kits: Franchise Expert Tips

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Consider the Legal Risk of FDD Franchise Kits Franchise kits, FDD templates, operations manuals and other fill-in-the-blank documents create significant legal risk - a ticking legal time bomb just wa

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Strategic Franchise Planning - Franchise Expert Tips

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Don't Rush; Plan First A successful franchise development program begins with a solid strategic plan - a foundation for franchising - developed and refined over several months. Before the legal and o

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. International Franchising - Tips From an International Franchise Expert

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Overview of International Franchising More than 400 U.S. companies operate franchises in foreign markets. It is a strategic way to add revenue sources and grow markets. Some of the larger players now

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Franchise Feasibility: How to Determine If You Should Franchise

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, over 4 years ago.

    Doing A Franchise Feasibility Study Although it is important not to leap into franchising without doing a franchise feasibility study, picking the expert to do the study is also crucial. My three dec

    6 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. Pre-Franchising Steps for How to Franchise a Business

    Written by attorney Kevin Murphy, almost 5 years ago.

    Drafting A Franchise Operations Manual Draft an operations manual that can be fine-tuned and ultimately become the franchise operations manual. The work necessary to draft a franchise operations manu

    5 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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