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Robert W Emerson

Huber Hurst Professor
HUBER HURST PROFESSOR

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Management Department
Stuzin Hall 227

(352) 392-8794
Email

Education

  • JD - Harvard Law School, 1982
  • BA - University of the South, 1978

Research Areas

  • Comparative Law
  • Franchising
  • Ethics
  • Attorneys
  • Contracts
  • Business Litigation
  • Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution

Law and Business
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and the Managing of Technology
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Business
Accepted Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Business
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business, 2016
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Online Text Accompanying Lectures
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business, August 2016
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Business Law, 6th edition
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business, 2015
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Legal Environment of Business, 2015
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Business
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Robert Emerson


Business Law
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Robert Emerson


Internet Legal Environment of Business
Published Year: 2004
Authors: Robert Emerson

Guaranteeing the Proof of the Rights of Parties: Statements of Fact and Judicial Officers
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchising Hard Law and Soft Law
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Discrimination and Goodwill: An American and Comparative Law Perspective
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchising Hard Law and Soft Law
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Huissier Audiencier in American Litigation: Dayan and Beyond
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Robert Emerson


Indiana
Published Year: 2002
Authors: Robert Emerson

Compensating Franchisee Goodwill after Franchise Termination
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Constats and Saisies-contrefaçons: French Lessons
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Refusing to Lose the Trademark Trail
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Walker Process Claims in the Franchise Context
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Independence: Still Awaiting Consumer Recognition
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


Curbing Costs: Integration of the French Constat into the American Legal System
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Independence: Awaiting Public Recognition
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Marks: International Trademark Registration Costs and Consequences
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


International Franchise Law: A European Model for Vicarious Liability
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Franchise Relationship and Alleged Discrimination
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Constructive Termination: Quirk, Quagmire, or a Solution to Problematic Relations
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Terminations: "Good Cause" Decoded
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Terminations: 'Good Cause Decoded'
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Judges as Guardian Angels: The German Practice of Hints and Feedback
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Fortune Favors the Franchisor: Survey and Analysis of the Franchisee's Decision Whether to Hire Counsel
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Savoir-Faire: Clueless in America?
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Agreements, Alleged Fraud, and Parol Evidence: From Bedlam to Bright Lines
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Treatment of Goods in American Contracts and Enforcement Proceedings
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Robert Emerson

"Franchise Participants as Patent Opponents: Walker Process Claims"
Journal: Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law
Accepted Year: 2019
Authors: Robert Emerson


“Bankruptcies and Bailouts: The Continuing Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Franchise Auto Dealer Industry”
Journal: University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Robert Emerson


“Bound by Bias? Franchisees' Cognitive Biases”
Journal: Ohio State Business Law Journal
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Robert Emerson


“Franchise Independence: Still Awaiting Customer Recognition”
Journal: NYU Journal of Law & Business
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Robert Emerson


Thanks for the Memories: Compensating Franchisee Goodwill after Franchise Termination
Journal: University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


Mutating Marks: Refusing to Lose the Trademark Trail
Journal: Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


The French Constat: Discovering More Efficient Discovery
Journal: Boston University International Law Review
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Robert Emerson


International Franchise Trademark Registration: Legal Regimes, Costs, and Consequences
Journal: Wake Forest Law Review
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Unknown


An International Model for Vicarious Liability in Franchising
Journal: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Robert Emerson


International Franchise Trademark Registration: Legal Regimes, Costs and Consequences
Journal: Wake Forest Law Review
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Catherine Willis, Robert Emerson


Franchise Terminations: Good Cause Decoded
Journal: Wake Forest Law Review
Accepted Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Editor's Corner: Law as Illumination, Not Literalism
Journal: American Business Law Journal
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Editor's Corner: Research that Shakes Things Up
Journal: American Business Law Journal
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Enforcement of Civil Judgments in the United States
Journal: Juris-Union
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Constructive Terminations: Quirk, Quagmire, or a French Solution?
Journal: University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Savoir Faire
Journal: Tulane Law Review
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Judges as Guardian Angels: The German Practice of Hints and Feedback
Journal: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


McDonald's wage hike stems from evolving views on morality, politics and economics
Journal: The Conversation
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Preparation, Procrastination, Production, and Perfection
Journal: American Business Law Journal
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Business Law Team Brand
Journal: American Business Law Journal
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Neutral Factfinder as a Pathway to Legal Reform: Examples from Franchising
Journal: Virginia Law & Business Review 4
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Assessing Awuah v. Coverall North America, Inc.: The Franchisee as a Dependent Contractor
Journal: Stanford Journal of Law Business & Finance
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Curbing Costs: Integration of the French Constat into the American Legal System
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Independence: Awaiting Public Recognition
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchised Know-How: Is Initial Training Legally Sufficient?
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchises as Moral Rights
Journal: Wake Forest Journal Business & Intellectual Property
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchising and the Internet: A European and American Comparison
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Nicolas Dissaux, Robert Emerson


Franchising Savoir-Faire: Clueless in America?
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchising's Pitfalls: Unintentional Terminations and Mistaken 'Employees'
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchisor Liability: New Issues for Franchisee Mishaps and Malfeasance
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Good Cause De-Coded: Franchise Terminations
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


International Franchise Law: A European Model for Vicarious Liability
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Judicial Officer or Arbitrator: A Comparison Across Legal Systems
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Amended FTC Rule Turns Seven: Regulation Meets Case Law
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


The Magna Carta in the Courts
Journal: Unknown
Authors: John Hardwicke, Robert Emerson


Walker Process Claims in the Franchise Context
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Fortune Favors the Franchisor: Survey and Analysis of the Franchisee's Decision Whether to Hire Counsel
Journal: San Diego Law Review
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Hostages: Fast Food, God, and Politics
Journal: Journal of Law and Politics (U. Virginia Law School)
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Jason Parnell, Robert Emerson


Franchisees as Consumers: The South African Example
Journal: Fordham International Law Journal
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Can Franchisee Associations Serve as a Substitute for Franchisee Protection Laws?
Journal: Penn State Law Review
Accepted Year: 2013
Authors: Uri Benoliel, Robert Emerson


Competing Claims to Franchise Goodwill Across Borders
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Contract Interpretation: A Two-Standard Approach
Journal: Michigan State Law Review
Accepted Year: 2013
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Data-Gathering in progress, including trademark franchise law research and a comparison of franchising codes of ethics
Journal: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Directing the Disjointed: A Call to Harmonize EU Franchise Law
Journal: International Journal of Franchising Law
Accepted Year: 2013
Authors: Robert Emerson


Discriminating Between Members of the Same Network: American Statutes and Cases
Journal: International Distribution
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Robert Emerson


Hints and Feedback: German Judges as Guardian Angels
Journal: Unknown
Year: Unknown
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Encroachment
Journal: American Business Law Journal
Published Year: 2010
Authors: Robert Emerson


The French Huissier as a Model for U.S. Civil Procedure Reform
Journal: University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
Published Year: 2010
Authors: Robert Emerson


Franchise Contracts and Territoriality: A French Comparison
Journal: Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal
Published Year: 2009
Authors: Robert Emerson

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Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson

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Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson


Title: Unknown
Published Year: 2016
Authors: Robert Emerson

Automobile Insurance Fraud
Published Year: 2011
Authors: Robert Emerson

Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Legal Environment of Business
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Business
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law, Society and Business
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Robert Emerson


Law and Business
Published Year: 2013
Authors: Robert Emerson


Legal Environment of Business
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Robert Emerson