Month: March 2019

RIW Attorneys Obtain Precedent Setting Cannabis Land Use Decision

Ruberto Israel & Weiner attorneys Michael Rosen, Bradley Croft and Mike Duffy obtained a precedent setting land use decision affecting zoning bylaws. The decision benefits land development generally, with a particular emphasis on recently adopted Massachusetts cannabis laws. The full text of the ruling can be found here. See recent articles: Boston Business Journal Lawyers…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Cannabis, Commercial Real Estate, News

RIW Hosts National Institute for Coastal & Harbor Infrastructure Real Estate Working Group

On March 13th Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Commercial Real Estate Attorneys Christopher Agostino and Michael Duffy hosted the National Institute for Coastal & Harbor Infrastructure (NICHI) at RIW’s office in downtown Boston. NICHI’s founder William Golden gave a presentation to a gathering of local and state officials and Boston-based real estate professionals about the impact of…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News

The 27th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar: Best Practices in a Changing Restaurant Landscape

RIW and The Boston Restaurant Group hosted our 27th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar on Monday, May 13 at the Seaport World Trade Center. This year’s seminar theme was Best Practices in a Changing Restaurant Landscape. There were over 200 people in attendance. Following the educational portion of the event was a networking reception with a…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services

Brexit and Trademarks – Strategies for Protection in the UK

The UK’s withdrawal from the EU, nicknamed “Brexit,” has been a roller coaster ride for trademark owners.  First, there was uncertainty as to whether owners of EU trademarks (EUTMs) or International Registrations (IRs) designating the EU would still have protection for their marks in the UK once the separation was complete.  The UK then negotiated,…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Intellectual Property