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September 5, 2018

Should you be interested, we have some very exciting speaking engagements coming up on a variety of topics:

*  On September 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Henry "Hank" Abromson will be speaking at the Maryland State Arts Council Panel Presentation.  This will be a rou...

August 10, 2018

            Many start-up and small businesses consider bringing in an investor or a partner to take them to the “next level”.  There are many questions and issues, though, that should be answered and addressed before doing so.  Bringing in an investor is not always th...

July 26, 2018

Part I: The Basics

In Part I of this three part series, which will explore the ins and outs of the recently enacted GDPR, I will review the basics of this new law, which was recently enacted in the European Union.  Because this law is still very new, few know exactly ho...

July 13, 2018

As increasingly more breweries, distilleries, wineries and even farms convert their operations from a more traditional manufacturing and distribution model to a model which incorporates hosting and serving patrons on-site, numerous legal issues arise.  One of those ver...

The full article regarding the now infamous Fire Cider trademark dispute can be found here: http://en.calameo.com/read/004580730948b4f49d956?authid=ZnL2q2FbMeu0 on page 13.

The dispute centers around a company's use of the long-used and generically-used term Fire Cider...

February 24, 2018

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the Fort Detrick Alliance held its quarterly networking breakfast at Hood College, in part, to discuss the new C3 initiative, one of the few of its kind in the country.  The initiative helps to provide training and education to veterans...

Recently, my friend and colleague, Amanda Haddaway, founder of HR Answerbox, sent me a great article with checklist that she wrote regarding Maryland's new mandatory sick leave law.  The law applies to Maryland employers of all sizes, so it is a must read if you have e...

February 12, 2018

I thought I would relive my 15 minutes of fame when I appeared on the Uncapped Podcast last Fall to discuss legal issues in the world of Craft Brew.  It may be a little confusing at first, as I was still at Miles & Stockbridge at the time that this was recorded.  Enjoy...

February 10, 2018

Did he really just use a Batman reference while talking about intellectual property protection?  Yes…yes, I did.  And while this fact may be a sign that my boys’ recent super hero habit is beginning to rub off on me, it nevertheless allows me to introduce an interestin...

February 7, 2018

Starting a new business can be a scary experience.  There are so many questions to be answered.  How will I fund the business? Who will operate the business?  Should I purchase or lease space for the business?  Should I hire employees?

If you are just sta...