Clearing Up Franchise Distribution Agreements At 6th Circ.
By Gayle Littleton, Brian Fischer, Casey Grabenstein and Licyau WongAugust 7, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT
Law360, New York (August 7, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT) -- The federal legal battle over Great Lakes Brewing Company’s termination of its Ohio distributor, Southern Glazer’s Distributors of Ohio (Ohio Southern Glazer’s), continued with a short-lived but important victory for Great Lakes Brewing Company before the Sixth Circuit in Southern Glazer’s Distributors of Ohio LLC v. Great Lakes Brewing Co.
The Sixth Circuit recently vacated a preliminary injunction granted by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio that enjoined Great Lakes from terminating a franchise-distribution agreement with Ohio Southern Glazer’s. At issue was...