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278.8 sec. 001 - Wine Law (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Richard Mendelson  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: John Trinidad  
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Units: 2

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.

Meeting:

    Tu 6:25 PM - 8:15 PM
    Location: Internet/Online
    From August 18, 2020
    To November 30, 2020

Course Start: August 18, 2020
Course End: November 30, 2020
Class Number: 32523

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 26
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 10/29 07:45 PM


California accounts for 90 percent of all wines produced in the United States and is the fourth largest wine producer in the world behind France, Italy and Spain. The California wine industry has an annual impact of $51.8 billion on the state’s economy and $125.3 billion on the national economy. Wine is the number one finished agricultural product in the state. This course examines the major legal issues facing the wine industry in the areas of constitutional law, administrative law, intellectual property, land use and contractual relationships. Specific topics include Prohibition and Twenty-first Amendment jurisprudence, federal and state alcohol beverage regulatory systems (market structure, licensing, product standards, trade practices), wine labeling, appellations of origin, wine and health, land use planning,and resource conservation issues for vineyards and wineries and contractual relationships between members of the wine industry. There are no prerequisites.


Real-time attendance at the first Zoom class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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  • From Demon to Darling
    Mendelson
    Edition: 2010
    ISBN: 9780520268005
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.ucpress.edu/ebook/9780520943209/from-demon-to-darling
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $30.50
    Price Source: user provided
  • Wine Law:Law & Policy
    Mendelson
    Edition: 2011
    ISBN: 9780735599741
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.amazon.com/Wine-Law-America-Policy-Elective-ebook-dp-B008R1E8TS/dp/B008R1E8TS/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 111.25
    Price Source: user provided

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