What is the first thing you recommend to clients before starting his or her own brewery/distillery?
What laws regulate breweries/distilleries?
What is the Alcohol and Tobacco Trade and Tax Bureau (TTB)?
Do I need licensing on a state and federal level to start a brewery/distillery?
Are the legal regulations different between breweries and distilleries?
Do I need a formal legal entity to start a brewery/distillery?
Do I need to file a trademark for my brewery/distillery business name?
Do I need to file trademarks for each individual beer that I brew?
What do I need to know with regard to employees when starting a brewery/distillery?
Are there any laws I need to be aware of if seeking private funding for my brewery/distillery?
How are securities laws implicated when obtaining equity capital in a new brewery/distillery?
What are potential consequences of non-compliance with securities laws?
What is the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS)?
Can I crowd fund my brewery/distillery business with a platform like Kickstarter?
What have been the most significant legal changes for craft beer production in Minnesota in the last few years?
What is the “Surly Bill” that was passed in Minnesota in 2011?
What is the difference between a brewery and a brew pub?
What do franchise laws have to do with breweries?
How has it become easier for your clients to start a business in craft beer production?
What is the biggest challenge your clients face when creating a craft beer startup?
Tell us about some of your representative brewery and distillery clients
Talk about the growth in Minnesota distilleries
What does the Surly bill have to do with distilleries?
What are some key differences between breweries and distilleries?
What is your experience in brewery/distillery law?
Tell us about your presentation at the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference
Do you practice in any other areas of the law?
What does it mean to be a Minnesota State Bar Association Real Property Law Specialist?
Tell us about the “Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute.”
What is the most rewarding aspect of your brewery/distillery practice?
Tell us about your brewery and distillery practice group at Lommen Abdo