08.23.2013 – Wine Industry Forum (Santa Rosa, CA)

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Friday, August 23, 2013

The Vintners Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

Plan to attend to receive the latest legal updates impacting the wine industry.  Learn from leading lawyers in the wine industry.  Every Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty  attorney in every practice group works daily with wine industry clients.

Learn the latest in creating, protecting and building equity in your wine brands, adopting and clearing a brand, trademark registration and common law rights, enforcing your brand and how copyright in label designs and design patents in bottle shapes create additional brand equity.

Hear employment and labor law updates, including the most common employment questions, five critical steps to wage and hour compliance for the wine industry and current changes to employment law. 

 Review hot topics in compliance and licensing, such as marketing and sale of wine via the Internet and social media, contests and sweepstakes, differing privileges and obligations of type 02 and type 17/20 license holders and updates in the area of direct shipping.

Business topics such as current trends in wine industry agreements and the affordable care act and vineyard and winery land use update will also be presented including barriers to entry of new vineyard development, water quality and a climate change update.

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