Legal

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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Regulatory Accommodations in the Age of COVID-19

Regulatory Accommodations in the Age of COVID-19

By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every industry, from government-mandated shutdowns, to limitations on occupancy, ...
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SUPPORTING “TRADE” DURING COVID-19

SUPPORTING “TRADE” DURING COVID-19

By: Ryan Malkin Does the rulebook go out the window during a pandemic? As the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and ...
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Increasing Brewery Cash Flow: Craft Breweries and the R&D Credit

Increasing Brewery Cash Flow: Craft Breweries and the R&D Credit

By: Wendy Landrum, CPA, Partner and R&D Advisory Leader; Mark Heroux, JD, Principal, Tax Advocacy and Controversy Services Leader; and ...
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Distribution Agreements:  Negotiate Your “PreNup” Carefully

Distribution Agreements: Negotiate Your “PreNup” Carefully

Business people shaking hands, finishing up a papers signing. Meeting, contract and lawyer consulting concept. By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq ...
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YIKES! $2,600,000 Fine Against a Beer Wholesaler

YIKES! $2,600,000 Fine Against a Beer Wholesaler

By: Dan Minutillo, Esq., Minutillo Law In March 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (the Court) affirmed a $2.6 million ...
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