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CDWBA Law on Tap CLE: Legal Issues in the Craft Beverage Industry

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come join CDWBA as we travel by charter bus to three local breweries for beer tastings, all while earning 2 CLE credits! Price includes appetizers at Mad Jack Brewing Co., beer tastings at Great Flats Brewing and Wolf Hollow Brewing Company, transportation to each brewery and beverages en route! $70 per person.  Space is limited.
**2 Professional Practice Credits**
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Event Schedule and Details:

Please be to 100 Great Oaks Blvd, Albany, NY 12203, by 1:40 p.m. on September 28.  We will need time to verify and have everyone sign in for accreditation purposes. We will be leaving Albany at 2:00 p.m., and due to time constraints we will not be able to wait for anyone who is late.  We will be leaving the last location at around 6:30 p.m., intending to be back to Albany at about 6:50 p.m. There will be water bottles available on the charter bus for attendees. The CLE materials will be sent to your email address you use to register for the event.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CLE@cdwba.org


1:40pm – 2:00pm:
Meet at 100 Great Oaks Blvd #122, Albany, NY 12203.
2:00pm – 2:20pm:
Transportation to Mad Jack Brewing Co. 

2:30pm – 4:00pm:

Mad Jack Brewing Co. 

237 Union StreetSchenectady, New York 12305

First Speaker: (*1 Credit – Professional Practice)Matt Dillon (50 minutes)

NY Brewery Growth and Economic Updates (5 minutes)

Forming the business and  licensing overview (15 minutes)

Obtaining a brewing license (10 minutes)

SLA Compliance (10 minutes)

Food Safety Issues (10 minutes)

Break: 30 minutes of free time then 10 minutes of travel to Great Flats Brewery.


4:00pm – 5:30pm:

Great Flats Brewery

151 Lafayette StreetSchenectady, New York 12305

Second Speaker: (*1 Credit – Professional Practice) Matt Hulihan (50 minutes)

Primer on Intellectual Property Protection (20 mins) :Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property for Brewery Clients (15 mins): Considerations for Brewery Clients RE: the above four classes of protection

Selected Litigations (15 mins): Genericism, Confusion, Family Names

Break: 20 minutes of free time then 20 minutes of travel to Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.


5:30pm – 6:30pm:

Wolf Hollow Brewing Company

6882 Amsterdam Rd, Schenectady, NY 12302

1 Hour of Networking


6:30pm -6:50pm:

Transportation back to 100 Great Oaks Blvd, Albany, NY 12203. 


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September 28, 2019
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm