The business of distilling spirits is a highly regulated area that presents many challenges and issues to clients. The business is subject to a myriad of local, state and federal laws and regulations. This seminar discusses alcohol beverage regulation, through the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, along with examples of state law and local law regulation. The seminar also explores pressing issues for distillers including, labeling, advertising, trademark protection, non-compete agreements and distribution contracts.
I. Gain an introduction to the legal issues surrounding craft distilleries
II. Explore issues in licensing
III. Examine regulatory compliance and reporting
IV. Learn about labeling
V. Review advertising
VI. Learn about the protection of intellectual property
VII. Examine employment considerations
Marshall Kizner is an associate in Stark & Stark’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Group, where he practices in the area of commercial litigation, focusing on the representation of secured and unsecured lenders in workouts and litigation in state court and federal court. Mr. Kizner also focuses his practice on real property tax appeals, condemnation, eminent domain, valuation litigation, landlord-tenant litigation, and lease disputes.
Mr. Kizner is also a member of the firm’s Beer & Spirits group where he focuses on assisting breweries, wineries and distilleries in state and federal licensing, equipment leasing, real estate leases, land use and zoning issues, financing, trade secrets, and employment matters.
Information was very practical and useful.
Great, comprehensive and interesting information. Both the program and written materials were great.
Marshall's presentation was very informative and interesting.
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