Trademark attorney with a passion for craft beer
Brendan is a craft beer attorney with Harris Beach PLLC in Syracuse, NY. He is a member of the New York State Brewers Association, the Brewers Association, and the American Homerbrewers Association. Brendan has represented over a 100 craft breweries, distilleries, cideries, and wineries.
He began homebrewing while living in Brooklyn and is a member of Milk The Funk and the Salt City Brew Club. He even filed the trademark registration for the good folks at Milk The Funk. One of his recipes – Les Verts Monts NE Pale Ale – was made on a commercial basis with Rare Form Brewing Company. He has appeared as a guest to talk beer trademark issues on podcasts like Steal This Beer and Beer Sessions Radio. A grateful client, Casita Cervercia, even named a beer after him – Palafrenero, which is “Palfreyman” in Spanish.