In August 2017, litigation partner James F. Moyle was quoted in a Miami Herald article titled “Why you can’t (legally) buy a Big Mac in El Salvador.” The article discusses the efforts of a former McDonald’s franchisee, over more than two decades, to hold McDonald’s responsible for damages to his business. Despite winning a $23.9 million judgment in 2005 the former franchisee has been blocked by the McDonald’s litigation machine from collecting any of the award. In the meantime, McDonald’s is prohibited from using 56 trademarks in El Salvador or collecting royalties and its request for a $96 billion bond was denied. LPGM represents the franchisee. For full details, click here.