Know-how: The Paris Court of Appeal considers that the franchisor is not obliged to make a technological development available to franchisees if it is not part of the know-how (Sushi Nanterre e.a. / Groupe Planète Sushi)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The GPS company operates and develops, in franchise and branch, a network of restaurants under the Planet Sushi brand. As such, it provides franchisees with an online ordering website, for the benefit of which the latter must accept the general conditions of use and pay a monthly subscription fee. The franchisor then developed a new Planet Sushi mobile application, presented as a complement to the online ordering service, which allows to place orders via cell phone, and proposes to all the franchisees of the network to subscribe to a specific contract to benefit from it. Considering the conditions of subscription to this new contract incompatible with

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Nicolas Ferrier, Know-how: The Paris Court of Appeal considers that the franchisor is not obliged to make a technological development available to franchisees if it is not part of the know-how (Sushi Nanterre e.a. / Groupe Planète Sushi), 24 November 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 105380, pp. 110-112

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