Music in the Taproom

So…you own a brewery and want to play music in your taproom. Maybe it’s live concerts with local bands. Maybe you just want the ambiance of having something on in the background day to day. To…

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Beer Distribution Agreements.

Beer and Distributors, beer and distributors They go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you, brother You can’t have one without the other Selecting a Distributor and selecting a…

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Clothing Trademarks – is your trademark a “brand identifier” or just a decoration?

Trademarks are used to identify products. A trademark tells you about the product (usually who made the product and a certain level of quality). In order to file a trademark for clothing, you have to…

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Trademarks, Beer and State Lines

Trademarks, Beer and State Lines I don’t distribute out of state.  Can I still trademark my beer names? The short answer is YES! The Lanham Act (also known as the Trademark Act of 1946) is the…

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Trademark Costs for Beer and Breweries

Trademark Costs for Beer and Breweries So you’ve decided to make the leap and apply for a trademark for your beer or your brewery. You’ve settled on a word, phrase or design that is suitable for…

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Using Names in Beer or Brewery Trademarks

Using Names in Beer or Brewery Trademarks You have a great idea for a beer concept and want to have a catchy name for the beer or brewery, so you decide to use your old uncle Bob’s name. Can you…

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Trademark, Copyright or Patent – Which is right for your business?

Trademark, Copyright or Patent – Which is right for your business? There is often a great deal of confusion over whether a trademark, copyright or patent is the appropriate intellectual…

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