The Tavern League and Distributors have been trying to get wedding barns closed for years. Why? Because the members of the Tavern League include hotels, restaurants, and convention centers. People are choosing to get married at barns instead of hotels and holding events at barns instead of convention centers and restaurants. Tavern League and Distributors … Read more
The United States Tobacco and Trade Bureau (“TTB”) has finally issued guidance around the pieces of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform (the TTB is not as good at acronyms or naming as our legislators) contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Tax Act”). The Tax Act made a number of changes to … Read more
I’ve been doing some research into how to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem – something I have been tasked with for one of the many projects I seem to have stumbled into. I came across this great list of values that should be embedded into an ecosystem. But, as I read the values, it really seems … Read more
In 1886 a bunch of countries got together in one of the most important international treaties in history. Called the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, it was intended to address the evil of cross-border infringement of Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. These books were so popular in … Read more
There is a really long explanation that goes around Certification Marks, Geographical Indications, and the respect Americans must give to their European counterparts. Moreover, there is a long and tortured history of international law, broken treaties, and implemented international protocols dedicated to recognizing trademarks, appelation d’origine controlle (AOC), and other designations across borders. I’m not … Read more
At the beginning of many contracts is a series of clauses beginning with “Whereas.” Besides giving us lawyers a chance to use a fancy word, these phrases actually have a purpose. They are called the “Recitals,” and they are used to provide context to the agreement. The first paragraph tells the name of the agreement, … Read more
A lot of attention has been paid in the media and industry regarding a new proposed law affecting breweries. Given this, we thought a special, non-Tuesday blog post was warranted. Jeff Glazer provides his opinion regarding this proposal. So Jeff writing AND out on a Thursday – very special indeed! I know. Me? The calm … Read more
Soon to be OgdenGlazer, LLC, Glazer Legal Services is being joined by attorney Erin R. Ogden. An attorney with a long history in business law, intellectual property, and licensing, Erin is a great fit with the skills you have come to expect from Glazer Legal Services. Together, we are now OgdenGlazer.