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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The Herbal Community is Fired Up Over Fire Cider


The term “fire cider” is well known to herbalists as a term for a spicy, hot, deliciously sweet vinegar tonic, which is thought to have first been concocted in the kitchen of the California School of Herbal Studies in the early 1980’s.
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Want To Self-Distribute Beer In Maryland…Here’s What Maryland Micro-Breweries Need To Know


You have carefully crafted an entire line of the greatest craft beers ever created and you want to sell your wares throughout Maryland.
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How to Protect Your Brewing Business from Premises Liability Claims


As brewers, distillers and vintners look for new and creative ways to expand their businesses from strictly production-side enterprises to production and service-side businesses that offer facility tours and food and beverage service, among other things, protection from tort liability (such as protection from “slip and fall” claims) becomes increasingly important.
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Navigating the Permits Process for your Maryland Agri-Business


Developing a new agri-business will require the savvy farmer entrepreneur to ensure that proper approvals and permits are obtained before hanging his or her proverbial shingle.
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