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Patrick Maslyn

Patrick Maslyn

Maslyn Law
  • Business Law
  • Virginia
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Biography

Mr. Maslyn has extensive experience working with all of the laws and regulations affecting franchising in the United States. He has helped countless start-up franchisors and several Fortune 20 companies structure their franchise systems and manage their franchisee networks. In many cases, Mr. Maslyn has effectively served as his franchisor clients' outside general counsel, providing advice and counseling in areas like antitrust, intellectual property, sourcing and advertising issues in addition to drafting Franchise Agreements, Development Agreements, and Franchise Disclsoure Documents, filing state franchise registration and exemption applications, and providing counseling on compliance with complicated patchwork of state franchise relationship laws. Mr. Maslyn has been nationally recognized as a leading franchise lawyer and has been active in the ABA Forum on Franchising and in the International Franchise Association. He has speaks regularly on franchise issues and has published several articles on franchising in national publications. Mr. Maslyn is licensed in Virginia.

Practice Area
Business Law
Business Contracts, Franchising
Additional Practice Areas
  • Franchising & Distribution
  • Alcoholic Beverage Industry
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder
Maslyn Law PLC
- Current
General Counsel
Premium Service Brands, LLC
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Prepared multi-brand franchisor for private equity transaction.
Chair, Franchising & Distribution Practice Group
Hunton & Williams LLP
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Associate
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
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Associate
Abraham Pressman & Bauer, PC
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Education
George Washington University Law School
J.D
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Miami University
B.A
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Awards
Who's Who Legal -- Franchise
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal -- Franchise
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal -- Franchise
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal -- Franchise
Who's Who Legal
Who's Who Legal -- Franchise
Who's Who Legal
Nationally-ranked for Franchising
Chambers USA
Rising Star for Franchise/Dealership
Virginia Super Lawyers
Nationally-ranked for Franchising
Chambers USA
Rising Star for Franchise/Dealership
Virginia Super Lawyers
Nationally-ranked for Franchising
Chambers USA
Rising Star for Franchise/Dealership
Virginia Super Lawyers
Nationally-ranked for Franchising
Chambers USA
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Virginia State Bar
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Current
Activities: District of Columbia Bar
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Current
Activities: ABA Forum on Franchising
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Current
Activities: 2005 International Franchise Association Legal Symposium Task Force
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Current
Activities: 2006 International Franchise Association Legal Symposium Task Force
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Current
Activities: Board of Governors, Antitrust, Franchise & Trade Regulation Section, Virginia State Bar, 2005 to present -- currently Chair
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Enforcement and Risks of Post-Termination Buybacks and In-Term Step-In Rights
International Franchise Association 52nd Annual Legal Symposium
What is a “Franchise” and Why Does it Matter?
Virginia Bar Association Summer Meeting
Go To the Head of the Line: How to Get Registered, Amended, Renewed or Exempted
ABA Forum on Franchising
Contractual and Business Aspects of Structuring Supplier Agreements
ABA Forum on Franchising
Franchise Agreement Drafting
International Franchise Association
Partnering with Terrorists? Are You Sure?
International Franchise Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Maslyn Law PLC
Contact & Map
Maslyn Law
15660 Cosby Village Avenue
Unit 133
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Telephone: (804) 937-9655
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed