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Alcohol & Beverage

Committed to serving the beverage business.

Husch Blackwell’s Alcohol & Beverage group brings in-depth knowledge of the beverage industry to our representation of producers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, suppliers and investors. Our seasoned team includes a former in-house counsel for the world’s largest brewer, intellectual property litigators who have successfully defended hundreds of beverage brand trademarks, and corporate attorneys who have acquired and divested billions in beverage businesses and brands. 

We also move clients forward by providing insightful guidance on licensing, regulatory and advertising matters in the highly competitive craft beer, artisan spirits and soda businesses. 

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Our guidance to clients in the alcohol and beverage sector includes:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Distribution, franchise and tied house laws
  • Licensing and regulatory
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Packaging, raw materials and procurement
  • Marketing and advertising
Testimonial Wade Shafer, American Simmental Association

“When we were blindsided by a patent infringement lawsuit that could have put us out of business if found meritorious, we turned to our trusted legal advisors at Husch Blackwell. The team truly delivered. Their decisive action and novel approach to our situation resulted in dismissal of the lawsuit and an order from the USPTO invalidating every claim of the asserted patents.”

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Client Results

Farmobile wins complete victory on summary judgment in trade secret litigation.

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