10 Steps to Brewery Start-Up: A Step-by-Step Guide to Start-Up A Brewery In Maryland


In this ten-part blog series, I will explore the ten steps that are suggested that you should take to start-up a brewery of your own in Maryland.
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Cyber Security Alert: May 12, 2017 RANSOMWARE Attack


Last Friday, May 12, 2017, a world-wide ransomware attack was launched using the WannaCrypt, a.k.a, WannaCry, ransomware program in “phishing” emails and through the EternalBlue network software exploit to infect Microsoft Windows systems.
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Cleveland Brewery’s Use of His Likeness Not Very Well Liked by Lebron James


Yesterday, it was reported by the Bleacher Report that Cleveland Cavaliers basketball star, Lebron James, was displeased with the fact that a brewer located in the Cleveland, Ohio area, Great Lakes Brewing Company may have misappropriated Lebron James’ likeness in its advertising.
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Speedy Delivery! A Recent Innovation May Lead to Greater Profits through Self-Distribution for Maryland Craft Brewers


If you hold a class 5 manufacturer’s license, a class 7 micro-brewery license, or a class 8 farm brewery license in Maryland, then you are likely already aware that with a Class 7 limited beer wholesaler’s license, you have the right to self-distribute up to 3,000 barrels of your own beer each year.
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Video: M&S Lawyer Hank Abromson Discusses the Difference Between Trade Name and Trademark


The difference between a trade name and a trademark can be confusing.
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