Over on JD Supra, a legal magazine website, is an excellent article on Trademark registration. The article is written by Nancy PHam with Lane Powell PC, a law firm in the Pacific Northwest.  Below is an excerpt of the article with a link to the full text as well.

“For microbrewers, taste and memorable names mean everything. Loyal customers often ask for specific brews and word-of-mouth advertising is indispensable, since microbrews are often purchased in local restaurants and bars.

Like many small businesses though, protecting your microbrewery brand and trademarks often raises a basic financial issue: Is it worth it? Read More

Over the last week or so, I have come across some links that are either informative or entertaining, and all have to do with beer or breweries.

The first one is about how some breweries have used their websites’ “under 21” redirect and sent underage kiddies off to various more appropriate sites.  My favorite is the Black Acre Brewery’s use of this. Check out the story at The Daily Meal. Head on over to the Black Acre Brewery and click on 21 if you want a song stuck in your head for the rest of the day.

Save-On-Brew has an article showcasing 10 vintage beer cans worth up to Read More