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CLE International 11th Annual Wine, Beer & Spirits Law Conference — New Trends Mean New Challenges

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Wine, Beer & Spirits Group partner and co-leader of the Restaurant, Food & Beverage Industry Team, James M. Seff will co-chair the 11th Annual Wine, Beer & Spirits Law Conference along with Pillsbury beverage law Senior Associate J. Daniel Davis.

Mr. Seff will moderate a panel of State ABC Regulators on Tuesday afternoon, September 12, which will address the response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s direct shipping decision in Granholm v. Heald. Mr. Davis will discuss, “Section 42 USC 1983 and Alcoholic Beverage Laws: Past, Present and Future” on Tuesday morning. This program will discuss franchise laws, direct shipments, advertising and more.  Also speaking at this conference is Pillsbury Intellectual Property Senior Associate Robert B. Burlingame. Mr. Burlingame will present on Monday afternoon, September 11, 2006  on the topic of “Trademarks in the Alcoholic Beverage Industry.” This program will include some trademark basics, as well as the latest trademark developments and disputes in the industry.

Other topics to be presented at this conference include:

  • Recent Developments on Direct-to-Consumer Shipments and Winery Self-Distribution
  • The Effects of the Bioterrorism Act on the Industry
  • The Changing Face of Franchise Law
  • Internet Advertising
  • Geographic Indications

This course has been approved for up to 12 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California including one hour of ethics credit. CLE International is an approved sponsor in all jurisdictions having MCLE requirements.

Date
9/11 to 9/12/2006

Location
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Event Contact
Kristen Gorts

Speakers

James M. Seff

Robert B. Burlingame

Sponsors
CLE International

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