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Mar 12, 2019

Norris McLaughlin’s Cannabis Law and Food Beverage Groups Present at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show

I am proud to congratulate my colleagues Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie Spangler, Andrew Linden, and Lana Ros on an informative and interesting panel discussion “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants” at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show at the Javits Center this past week.  » Read More

Oct 22, 2018

Norris McLaughlin Hosts “A Taste of Trademarks” Seminar in New York City for Food, Beverage, and Restaurant Industries

Last week, my partners, Danielle DeFilippis and Deanna Koestel, and I had the pleasure of attending The New Jersey Food & Beverage Summit hosted by NJBIZ.  Our firm sponsored the event.  We enjoyed a series of informative panel discussions, as reported in our last post, as well as the exhibits put on by a wide range of food manufacturers, vendors, and students of food science.  » Read More

Oct 12, 2018

Norris Mclaughlin Food & Beverage Law Group Attorneys Attend Local Industry Trade Shows

The Norris McLaughlin Food & Beverage Law Group has been busy with industry events this fall.  We recently attended The World of Latino Cuisine Food Products and Beverage Trade Show at the Meadowlands Expo Center.  The event included educational sessions and culinary demonstrations.  » Read More

Sep 18, 2018

Visit Us at the World of Latino Cuisine Trade Show Tomorrow!

Norris McLaughlin’s Food & Beverage lawyers are attending the World of Latino Cuisine Food Products and Beverage Trade Show on September 19 and 20 at the Meadowlands Expo Center.  This show includes domestic food manufacturers, producers, and distributors as well as importers and exporters from the Caribbean and Latin American countries.  » Read More

Apr 12, 2018

Register Now for FoodBiz NJ!

We are excited to present the breakout session, “Appetite for Branding,” during the FoodBiz NJ conference, sponsored by NJBIZ, on Tuesday, April 24, at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Along with Esther Psarakis, Managing Partner of Foodpreneur, we will discuss the business and legal challenges of branding in the food and beverage industry, and protecting restaurant decor. » Read More

Feb 09, 2016

Making Your Mark: A Distinguishing Trademark is the Heart of Effective Brand Strategy

We are pleased to announce that we were interviewed in the February issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel. The interview, entitled “Making Your Mark: A Distinguishing Trademark is the Heart of Effective Brand Strategy,” discusses the key aspects of trademark law to consider when formulating a branding strategy, as well as appropriate promotion and use of your trademarks to maximize protection.  » Read More

Nov 07, 2014


Welcome to our firm’s Trademark, Copyright and False Advertising Law blog!  Through this blog, we aim to provide insights on emerging areas in intellectual property law to help business owners, entrepreneurs and individuals protect their brand and market competitively within the confines of developing law. » Read More