Christopoulos Dickens counsels businesses in alcoholic beverage manufacturing, importing and brand ownership by providing:

  • Regulatory & Trade Practice Counseling: With a deep understanding of the federal, state and local regulations which govern the alcoholic beverage landscape, we regularly guide clients through the intricacies of licensing, labeling, advertising and distribution laws while ensuring that marketing strategies adhere to legal standards with an eye toward compliant and innovative trade practices which elevate brands.
  • Agreement Assistance: From securing international importation rights to rights regarding foreign supplier terminations, we collaborate closely with clients to negotiate and draft agreements that safeguard their interests and create contracts that establish the bedrock foundation for their importation rights.
  • Licensing Guidance: Acquiring and maintaining licenses is pivotal for our clients, and we assist in navigating applications, renewals and changes in officers and ownership, allowing them to focus on what they do best—offering exceptional beverages. On the federal level, CD prepares applications to secure TTB formula approvals and COLAs (Certificates of Label Approval) for alcohol products in foreign and interstate commerce.
  • Innovative Litigation Strategies: Our team brings a wealth of experience in resolving contract disputes, termination matters and regulatory challenges.
  • Acquisitions & Sales: Strategic acquisitions and sales are integral to business growth and success. Our team facilitates these essential transactions, offering comprehensive guidance, including negotiating agreements, navigating regulatory compliance and managing federal and state permits and license compliance.