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Your Ultimate Guide
Brewing and distillery industries are rapidly growing, but the complexity of business transactions and regulations are ever-present obstacles to start-ups and established breweries alike. In this legal program, experienced faculty will teach you how to guide your brewery and/or distillery clients through the industries' business aspects and navigate the maze of tax compliance, registration and labeling regulations. You will also learn how to effectively protect your client's intellectual property and receive valuable tips for negotiating an array of brewery and distillery contracts like distribution, licensing agreements and more. Register today!
This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Sarah B. Bennett, Jeffrey C. O'Brien, and Timothy Sitzmann on October 25, 2018. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.
This essential program is designed for attorneys. Accountants may also benefit.
All times are shown are in Eastern time
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 hours of standard CLE credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit.
SARAH B. BENNETT is a partner at Chestnut Cambronne PA, and has a dynamic practice rooted in real estate. On the transactional side of her practice, she advises real estate brokers, management companies, homeowners associations, buyers and sellers of commercial and residential real estate, and business owners on a litany of matters from real estate to corporate formation to contracts. Ms. Bennett also represents small to mid-size business owners beginning with the initial formation of the entity throughout the life of the business. She also maintains a presence in the litigation side of the practice, including court appearances and motion practice, in both district and appellate courts. Ms. Bennett is an active alumna of William Mitchell College of Law, where she serves as a mentor to first and second year law students. She is an active member of both the Minnesota State Bar Association and Hennepin County Bar Association. She received her B.A. degree from DePauw University and her J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law. Ms. Bennett has been recognized as a Minnesota Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in the area of real estate law in 2015-2017.
JEFFREY C. O'BRIEN is a partner with Chestnut Cambronne PA, and serves as general counsel to a wide variety of small and closely held businesses, as well as real estate investors and developers. He has significant experience working with craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries on an array of issues including entity formation, financing, real estate matters, intellectual property protection, operational issues, and distribution contracts. Mr. O'Brien's clients also include real estate agents, developers and investors, community banks, title companies, restaurant operators, manufacturing companies, franchised businesses, retired professional athletes, financial advisors, insurance agents, and consulting businesses. He is certified as a real property law specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. A frequent lecturer and writer, Mr. O’Brien has presented and written articles on a variety of business and real estate topics. He is a regular guest on several radio shows and podcasts. Mr. O’Brien has been listed as a Minnesota Super Lawyer every year since 2013. Previously, he had been named a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers every year since 2008, a designation reserved for only 2.5 percent of all attorneys in Minnesota. Mr. O'Brien was named as one of the 40 Under Forty in 2014 by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. He received a B.S. degree, cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
TIMOTHY SITZMANN is an attorney with Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.’s intellectual property group. He focuses his practice primarily on trademark and copyright issues. He counsels clients on domestic and international intellectual property disputes, including inter partes proceedings at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and litigation in federal court. Mr. Sitzmann also counsels clients with respect to intellectual property transactions, licensing, enforcement, clearance, and brand and trademark portfolio development and management. Prior to joining Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., he served as a judicial clerk in the Third Judicial District of Iowa. Mr. Sitzmann earned his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law.
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