Theory of the Deal: Negotiating Simulated Business Transactions

Temple Law LawMeet 2015

This February, Temple Law sent a team coached by Professors Ed Ellers and Jonathan Lipson to the National Transactional LawMeet Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition at Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School in New York. The Transactional LawMeet places dozens of law school teams in the role of counsel tasked with negotiating a simulated business transaction. This year,

Obama Administration Proposes Federal Data Breach Notification Standard

Data Breach

This January, President Obama announced a series of initiatives aimed at protecting consumer data. One of these proposals is the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act (“PDNPA” or “Act”), which would create a federal standard for data breach notifications. If passed, businesses will need to know these new requirements to prepare adequately for a data

Goodwill Indemnity: Another Approach to “Competition” between Franchisors and Franchisees

Franchising is a growing business model in the U.S. As franchising grows, however, franchisors can compete with their franchisees over the right to goodwill generated by the franchisee. I have recently completed a dissertation in Temple’s doctoral program that examines legal mechanisms to address expropriation of goodwill generated by franchisees, and proposes an alternative solution.

The Value of “Legal Issues in Strategic Business Planning”


The “Legal Issues in Strategic Business Planning” course is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in practicing law in an in-house setting, or in learning generally how to deal with clients. The course is offered in conjunction with the Fox School of Business’s Enterprise Management Consulting Practice (EMC). The EMC program allows Fox