Course DescriptionWith the craft beer market on the rise and small breweries and distilleries popping up everywhere, the demand for alcohol industry-savvy attorneys is growing. In the second part of this comprehensive beverage law program, business attorney and author of the popular Brewery Law Blog, Danielle Teagarden, discusses common intellectual property law issues affecting the industry, covering best practices for proactive client protection. In addition to copyright and trade secret issues, Ms. Teagarden gives particular focus to trademark law, which is an area of great interest and conflict among beverage producers. Ms. Teagarden also takes viewers through a number of real world scenarios, challenging them to apply the intellectual property concepts covered to resolve a possible dispute.
Length: 1hr 46min
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- Kimberly L.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Danielle is a Seattle-based intellectual property and business attorney, with a practice committed to forward-thinking USPTO trademark protection for brewery and beverage clients across the United States. She joined Reiser Legal to address the increasing need for proactive beverage brand protection, while also serving the day-to-day business and regulatory needs of alcoholic beverage start-ups and growing breweries as well as emerging producers of cider, wine, mead, and distilled craft beverages.
Author and editor of Reiser Legal's syndicated blog, The Brewery Law Blog, Danielle has also authored an extensive piece on constitutional law, beer regulatory issues, and reform measures, "Brewing Tension: The Constitutionality of Indiana's Sunday Carryout Laws," which was published in 2014 in the Indiana Law Review and selected for inclusion in the Food Law & Policy eJournal. A summa cum laude graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Danielle is committed to beer law scholarship and brewery advocacy, with a number of research, writing, and industry educational projects in the works behind the scenes at Reiser Legal.