There has been an explosion in the Craft Beer Industry over the past decade driven by home grown entrepreneurs generating local community interest along with economic development. This market boom has resulted in the formation of niche practice groups within law firms developed to provide careful guidance to these craft brewery starts ups. Advice navigating the statutory, regulatory and intellectual property frameworks unique to this industry is important in increasing the success and stability of craft breweries. This course is designed to provide increased insight and understanding for the legal practitioner toward successfully clients in establishing a sustainable presence in the craft beer market.
After completing this course, you will gain a…
• A basic understanding of the growth of the craft beer market and the general traits of a craft brewery
• An understanding of the traditional regulatory scheme that governs the alcohol industry and new statutory and regulatory approaches that are being proposed to accommodate the positive impact of the growing craft beer market
• Insight into the unique intellectual property issues stemming from the entrepreneurship and camaraderie that characterize this industry and suggested approaches on how best to enforce the intellectual property rights
See CLE State Accreditation for credit details.
If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via webinar or webcast.