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Old 07-24-2011, 01:14 AM   #1
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Is there a way other than forming a llc that you can reserve the rights to a brewery name or once it's out there can anyone gobble it up and make it their own?

 
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Old 07-24-2011, 05:25 AM   #2
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Sorry to say, but even and LLC doesn't give you legal rights to anything. If you register it at a trade mark you MIGHT be ok. But that will be an ever more labor intensive process.

 
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Old 07-25-2011, 01:38 PM   #3
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You might find these useful:
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Regards, GF.

 
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Old 07-30-2011, 06:20 PM   #4
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So why would I throw it out there for everyone to see if someone could just use it for themselves? Can we trust everyone on here?

 
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Old 07-30-2011, 06:36 PM   #5
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I don't think many people treat a arbitrary brewery name as a commodity here. It's not worth anything to most people on here since we're not making a profitable brand out of it, it's just something to describe our brewing room.

 
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