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New Brewery, Winery or Distillery Start Up

New Brewery, Winery or Distillery Start Up

By: Kris Bohm: Distillery Now Consulting, LLC Starting up a new beverage alcohol business is hard. Whether making beer, wine, ...
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Beware the Franchise Law Lurking Behind Your Distribution Agreement  

Beware the Franchise Law Lurking Behind Your Distribution Agreement  

By: Louis J. Terminello, Esq. and Bradley Berkman, Esq No party enters a contract with the expectation that its terms ...
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How to Get a Grant to Support Your Craft Beverage Business

How to Get a Grant to Support Your Craft Beverage Business

By: Alyssa L. Ochs Starting a brewery or distillery can typically cost anywhere from $250,000 to $2 million, which is ...
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The Indemnification Clause: A Lease Landmine?

The Indemnification Clause: A Lease Landmine?

Lease Renting Contract Residential Tenant Concept By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq. Most breweries and distilleries are built on leased property ...
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A Legal Checklist for the Startup Brewery

A Legal Checklist for the Startup Brewery

By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq. For those hoping to realize their dream of starting a craft brewery, the number of ...
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Lots, Codes, and Life: Dating in the Beer Industry

Lots, Codes, and Life: Dating in the Beer Industry

By: Erik Myers As the number of active breweries in the country exceeds 7000 and roars toward 8000, it’s more ...
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Legal Implications of Playing Music at Your Brewery

Legal Implications of Playing Music at Your Brewery

By: Tarah K. Remy, Dinsmore & Shohl, L.L.P. Visiting a brewery is meant to be an experience, and customer engagement ...
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Best Practices: Beer Wholesaler Agreements

Best Practices: Beer Wholesaler Agreements

By: Kary Shumway, Craft Brewery Financial Training The wholesaler agreement can be a point of contention between breweries and wholesalers ...
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How Your Intellectual Property Can Make or Break a Merger

How Your Intellectual Property Can Make or Break a Merger

By: Ashley Earle, Attorney, Dinsmore & Shohl Like a good recipe, a good brand name for a beer, wine, or ...
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Intellectual Property for Beverage Manufacturers

Intellectual Property for Beverage Manufacturers

By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq. While many people are familiar with the four main types of intellectual property: patents, copyrights, ...
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