Allan P. Hillman Publications & Teaching

Papers published by American Bar Association Antitrust Section, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising, ABA Franchise Law Journal, International Franchise Association, Connecticut Law Tribune, Franchise Times, U.S. Distribution Journal, Maryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Maryland Judicial Conference, and Maryland Bar Journal, including, inter alia:

An Outline of Antirust Law and ‘State Action Immunity’ For Maryland Administrative Law Judges”, and Seminar, February 9, 2018

  •  “Oh, What a Deal of Scorn: Civil Contempt for Violation of  Court Orders in Franchise Cases”, ABA Franchise Law Journal,  Vol. 34, No. 1, Fall 2015

  •  “The Fallout Eight Years After Leegin:  When and Where Can Franchisors Fix the Prices Charged by Franchisees?”, American    Bar Association Thirty-Eighth Annual Forum on Franchising (New     Orleans, LA, October 2015) (co-author)

  •  “An Asteroid or Just an Acorn? Only Chicken Little Can Say:     Franchisors as ‘Joint Employers”,  The Franchise Lawyer Vol 17,    No. 3 (2014)

  • An Admirable Casebook to Meet Franchising’s Hour”, ABA Franchise Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, Spring 2014

  • Fundamentals 201:  Antitrust Essentials for Franchise Lawyers”, American Bar Association Thirty-Fifth Annual Forum on Franchising (Los Angeles, CA, October 2012) (co-author)

  • Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements, (3d Ed. 2012) (forthcoming and, 2d Ed.2013), Maryland writer

  • Inedible Arrangements: Can Arbitration Clauses And Franchise Associations Co-Exist?”,  The Franchise Lawyer Vol. 15, No. 1 (2012) (co-author)

  • Dealer Termination Handbook (Second)  ABA Antitrust Section (2012), author of chapter titled “State Statutes Governing Termination of ‘Franchises.’”

  • Third-Party Beneficiaries in Franchising:  Between the Conception and the Creation Falls the Shadow,” ABA Franchise Law Journal, Vol. 31, No.2, Fall 2011

  • Antitrust Issues: Back in Vogue”, American Bar Association, Thirty-Third Annual Forum on Franchising (Coronado, CA, October 2010) (co-author)

  • The Franchise Deskbook (Author of Maryland Chapter) (ABA 2001, and 2d Ed. 2008 and 3d Edition, 2012)

  • Leegin Opens the Door for Suppliers to Close the Door to Discounting Under Federal Law: How Will the State Respond?”MSBA Franchise & Distribution Committee (November, 2008) (co-author)

  • “Settlements and Releases in Franchise Disputes:  How to Make Sure it’s Over When it’s Over,” American Bar Association, Thirtieth Annual Forum on Franchising (Scottsdale, AZ, October 2007) (co-author)

  • “Public Policy Versus Choice of Law: Is the Best the Enemy of the Good?,” ABA Franchise Law Journal, Vol. 26, No.4, Spring 2007

  • International Franchise Expansion: Trademark and Trade Secret Law,” Forty-Sixth Annual International Franchise Association Convention (February 2006) (co-author)

  • Hot Topics on Transfer and Assignment,” American Bar Association, Twenty-Eighth Annual Forum on Franchising (New Orleans, LA, October 2005) (co-author)

  •  “Representing the Multi-Concept Franchise,” International  Franchise Association Legal Symposium (May 2005) (co-author)

  •   “Are You An Enforcement Expert? Take This Quiz On the Surprising FTC/GAO Reports on FTC Enforcement of The Franchise  Rule!”    The Franchise Lawyer Vol. 5, No. 1 (2005)

  • Author and Lecturer on Franchise, Antitrust, and Non-Competition Law to Maryland Judiciary (Business and Technology Court Educational Programs, April 2004 and April 2003)

  • Author and Lecturer, Program on Evidence, Lorman Educational Services (November 2003)

  • Problems of Dual Distribution” (Antitrust Issues), American Bar Association, Twenty-Fifth Annual Forum On Franchising (Scottsdale, AZ, October 2002) (co-author)

  • “Tying Untied: Revolution or Just a ‘Kodak Moment?” ABA Franchise Law Journal, Vol. 21, No.1, Summer 2001

  • Standards Enforcement,” American Bar Association Twenty-Second Annual Forum on Franchising (Rancho Mirage, CA, October 1999) (co-author)

  •  “Essence of Dispute Resolution for Business Lawyers,” American Bar Association, Twenty-First Annual Forum On Franchising(Philadelphia, PA, October 1998) (co-author)

  •  Author and Lecturer on Franchise, Antitrust, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secrets and Covenants Not to Compete, Maryland  Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers  (1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001)

  • Author and Lecturer on International Antitrust, Trade Secrets, Anti-Boycott Laws and Import-Export Regulations, World Trade Center Institute (1991-1992)

  • Author and Lecturer on Unfair Competition, Trade Secrets, Covenants Not to Compete, and Fiduciary Duty, Maryland Judicial Conference (1991)

  • Author and Lecturer on Antitrust Law 1984-93 (Outstanding Teacher Award 1993), Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors