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Wine Law Basics

DP&F Senior Alcohol Beverage Counsel Bahaneh Hobel gave a presentation on Wine Law Basics at the CalCPA Wine Industry Conference which took place in the Napa Valley on December 8, 2014.

The Legal Complexities of Unauthorized Dealers, Grey Market and Parallel Importation

Chris Passarelli recently presented a continuing legal education (CLE) program at the State Bar of California 87th Annual Meeting in San Diego on behalf of the Business Law Section.  Attached are the written materials for that program. Contact Chris Passarelli for any inquiries related to strategic enforcement in the online auction, distribution and supply chain […]

Trademark Protection for Wine in China

In Fall 2013, DP&F’s Katja Loeffelholz was a guest lecturer at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s new Wine and Viticulture program on  “Protecting Your Intellectual Property Assets in the Wine Industry” which reviewed the various aspects of wine labels and packaging that can be trademarked, copyrighted and patented. Ms. Loeffelholz also presented detailed information on protecting […]

The Internet’s Impact on Wine Law

DPF attorney John Trinidad gave a presentation at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law in October 2013 on the impact of the Internet on the regulations that govern the wine industry.  During his presentation, Mr. Trinidad provided an overview of how the spread of e-commerce in the wine industry, and how it influenced the Supreme […]