Who owns IPA?

Jan. 14, 2015

What happens when a brewery claims to own the trademark rights to a particular design for the phrase “IPA”? ¬†Continue reading and find out. On January 12, Lagunitas Brewing Company filed a lawsuit against Sierra Nevada for trademark infringement. ¬†Trademark disputes in the industry are common, but this one has resulted in some particularly heated […]

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The Small BREW Act Rides Again

Jan. 13, 2015

To begin the new year and its new session, Congress showed that it still knows how to reach across the aisle when it comes to something that really matters. We’re referring, of course, to beer. Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.) reintroduced the Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act (Small BREW […]

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