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  • Feb 28, 2019Norris McLaughlin Attorneys to Speak on Cannabis for Restaurants

    Jeanne M. Hamburg, Andrew D. Linden, Svetlana (Lana) Ros, and Stephanie S. Spangler, of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be featured speakers on Tuesday, March 5, at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.  They will present a panel discussion titled “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants.” The show, which takes place March 3-5, also features over 40 education sessions and over 500 of the leading vendors serving the restaurant and foodservice industry.

    The panel discussion will also be presented on Tuesday, March 26, at the firm’s WeWork office, 222 Broadway, in New York in two sessions: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  The discussion explores the myriad of legal issues and risks of incorporating cannabis into your restaurant business, answering questions about the legal risks and ramifications of providing food and beverages with cannabis; the legal issues related to selling alcoholic beverages infused with or containing cannabis; the state of federal, state, and local laws and regulations impacting restaurants that wish to serve cannabis foods and beverages; and the requirements and hurdles for obtaining federal trademark registration for cannabis-related goods and services.  For more information and to register, please click here.

    Hamburg is experienced in all aspects of copyright and trademark law, both in litigation and in the transactional area, assisting clients in the food, beverage and restaurant industries with their IP needs.  She has litigated in federal courts across the country, acting as national counsel to bring and defend infringement claims for clients both foreign and domestic.  Most recently, Hamburg litigated through appeal to the Federal Circuit a food trademark case that has been described as generating one of the most important trademark decisions in 2018. She was also recently ranked in the 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR 1000). Among a group of fewer than 90 trademark professionals in New York, Hamburg was named a top trademark attorney in the areas of enforcement and litigation. Hamburg frequently speaks and writes about intellectual property topics before trade food, beverage and restaurant groups, and is a member of the New York State Restaurant Association as well as the Specialty Food Association.  Hamburg attended Wellesley College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received her B.A., magna cum laude, in English and Psychology, with Honors in English, in 1987.  In 1990, she received her J.D. at Columbia University School of Law, where she was editor of the Columbia Law Review.

    Linden assists marijuana entrepreneurs, suppliers, growers, retailers, and investors to navigate complex statutory and regulatory schemes, including those related to permitting and licensing, such as initial applications, transfers, expansions, changes to ownership, and related disclosures, distribution, and general business operations such as sales, storage of product, and recordkeeping. He assists clients in all tiers of the distribution chain with compliance and business law issues. Linden also counsels alcoholic beverage manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers with all facets of their business. These include licensing and regulatory compliance, business formation, and product labeling. He has assisted craft breweries and distilleries with applications before the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and retailers with applications before the local municipality. Linden provides guidance in connection with TTB federal permitting laws, advises clients on federal and state labeling requirements and approval processes, and helps them navigate state distribution and beer franchise laws. Linden attended Seton Hall University School of Law, where he received his J.D., cum laude, in 2007.  He earned a B.S., with honors, from Lehigh University in 2004, majoring in Accounting and Marketing.

    Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations. She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting health care providers. She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits. Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting health care professionals. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.

    Spangler focuses her practice on trademark and copyright litigation, prosecution and enforcement.  She appears in state and federal courts and before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in opposition and cancellation proceedings.  She counsels clients in industries including startups, technology, food and beverage, and arts and entertainment.  Spangler earned her B.A. in International Studies from Emory University in 2005, and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a concentration in Intellectual Property and Communications Law in 2010.  During law school, she was Articles Editor for Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.  She is the former Development Chair of Cardozo’s Black, Asian, and Latino Law Students Association Alumni Group and is part of its mentoring program for 1L law students.

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  • Feb 15, 2019Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants

    Due to the popularity of this hot topic, we are bringing the show on the road!  

    Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie Spangler, Lana Ros, and Andrew Linden of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present a panel discussion entitled “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants.” This will be a follow-up to the same panel presentation at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, show, which takes place March 3-5, featuring over 40+ education sessions and over 500 of the leading vendors serving the restaurant & foodservice industry.

    So, if you missed it, here is your second chance!

    With the recent passage of the Farm Bill, which descheduled industrial hemp and CBD while reinforcing the regulatory authority of the FDA, and the increasingly widespread legalization of cannabis across the United States, a labyrinth of legal issues emerges for restauranteurs interested in offering cannabis products and services. While the industry is budding, the array of U.S. state and federal laws and regulations makes compliance a challenge.

    Norris McLaughlin’s panel discussion explores the myriad of legal issues and risks of incorporating cannabis into your restaurant business, answering the following questions:

    • What are the legal risks and ramifications of providing food and beverages with cannabis?
    • What are the legal issues related to selling alcoholic beverages infused with or containing cannabis?
    • What is the state of federal, state, and local laws and regulations impacting restaurants that wish to serve cannabis foods and beverages?
    • What are the requirements and hurdles for obtaining federal trademark registration for cannabis-related goods and services?

    WHEN
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. OR 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE
    WeWork 222 Broadway
    19th Floor, Room 21B
    New York, NY 10038

    To register, please click here.

    Posted in: Andrew D. Linden, Cannabis Law, Events, Food & Beverage Law, Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie S. Spangler, Svetlana (Lana) Ros | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  • Jan 24, 2019Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants

    Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie Spangler, Lana Ros, and Andrew Linden of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be featured speakers March 5 at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, presenting a panel discussion entitled “Exploring the Legal Haze of Cannabis for Restaurants.” The show, which takes place March 3-5, also features over 40+ education sessions and over 500 of the leading vendors serving the restaurant & foodservice industry.

    With the recent passage of the Farm Bill, which descheduled industrial hemp and CBD while reinforcing the regulatory authority of the FDA, and the increasingly widespread legalization of cannabis across the United States, a labyrinth of legal issues emerges for restauranteurs interested in offering cannabis products and services. While the industry is budding, the array of U.S. state and federal laws and regulations makes compliance a challenge.

    Norris McLaughlin’s panel discussion explores the myriad of legal issues and risks of incorporating cannabis into your restaurant business, answering the following questions:

    • What are the legal risks and ramifications of providing food and beverages with cannabis?
    • What are the legal issues related to selling alcoholic beverages infused with or containing cannabis?
    • What employment issues do restaurant employers need to be aware of in light of the increasing legalization of medical marijuana and adult recreational use?
    • What are the requirements and hurdles for obtaining federal trademark registration for cannabis-related goods and services?

    WHEN
    Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE
    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
    655 W 34th St, Room 1C03
    New York, NY 10001
    (212) 216-2000

    Session Number: T106

    For more information and to register with $10 off, click here.

    Posted in: Andrew D. Linden, Cannabis Law, Events, Food & Beverage Law, Jeanne Hamburg, Stephanie S. Spangler, Svetlana (Lana) Ros | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  • Jun 28, 2018Lana Ros Presents “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS” at Union County Medical Society Annual Meeting

    Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., presented “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS: What Every Physician Should Know” at the Union County Medical Society’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 27, at The Westwood in Garwood.

    Ros discussed the regulations limiting the prescribing of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) for acute pain and those governing the prescribing of CDS for chronic pain.  She also discussed the problem areas in prescribing CDS and how to avoid them.

    The firm is General Counsel to the Society, which has over 400 members from the Union County area representing all medical specialties. To learn more about the society, please visit www.unioncountymedicalsociety.org.

    Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations. She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting health care providers. She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits. Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting health care professionals. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.

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  • Jun 15, 2018Lana Ros Provides Legal Update at Morris County Medical Society Annual Dinner Meeting

    Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., provided a legal update at the Morris County Medical Society’s Annual Dinner Meeting on Thursday, June 14 at Ravello’s in East Hanover. Norris McLaughlin, P.A. was also a sponsor of the meeting.

    The firm serves as General Counsel to the Society, which has over 400 members from Morris County representing all medical specialties. To learn more about becoming a member and the benefits associated with it, please visit www.morriscountymedicalsociety.org.

    Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations. She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting healthcare providers. She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits. Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting health care professionals. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.

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  • Jun 04, 2018Attorneys David Adelson, David Vozza, and Lana Ros of Norris McLaughlin Become Counsel to The Medical Society of the County of Queens

    The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce that attorneys David L. Adelson, David N. Vozza, and Lana Ros, Members of the firm’s Health Care & Life Sciences Group, have been named legal counsel to The Medical Society of the County of Queens, Inc.

    Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Adelson, Vozza, and Ros had been counsel to the Society for many years, and are proud to be asked to return.

    During a two-year term, the firm will be responsible for the day-to-day legal representation of the society themselves, as well as handling all member questions and inquiries.  The firm’s wide array of legal specialties will enable it to handle not only healthcare law issues, but other legal issues as needed.  Adelson, Vozza, and Ros will also attend society functions, write articles, provide lectures, and generally support the society and its members in their endeavors.

    The three attorneys have extensive experience in health care law and litigation. They have represented numerous medical societies for many years, and continue to represent a wide array of health care professionals and medical practices.  Their practice includes administrative legal matters and health care law litigation.

    They concentrate in the following health care specialty areas:

    • Professional Licensing, Discipline, and Defense before State Licensing Agencies, including OPMC and OPD
    • Commercial Insurance Investigations and Audits
    • Fraud and Abuse Issues, including DOJ Investigations
    • Audit Refund Requests (Private, Medicaid, and Medicare)
    • HHS Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Actions
    • HIPAA and HITECH Compliance
    • CMS Investigations and Audits
    • DEA Investigations and Actions
    • Employment Counseling and Litigation
    • IPRO Inquiries
    • Medical Staff Actions and Hospital Privilege Issues, including Suspension and Termination Hearings
    • RAC Audits, OIG Matters, MACRA, and MIPS

    Adelson earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, his M.S. from Long Island University, and his B.A. from SUNY Albany. Vozza earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. Ros earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. from Rutgers University.

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  • Jun 01, 2018Lana Ros Attends Norris McLaughlin Sponsored Monmouth-Ocean Medical Society Annual Dinner Meeting

    The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was a sponsor at the Monmouth-Ocean Medical Society’s Annual Dinner Meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood. The dinner meeting followed the Society’s annual golf outing and honored incoming President Dr. Vinod Sancheti. Attorney Lana Ros, a Member of the firm’s Health Care and Life Sciences Group, attended on behalf of the firm.

    The firm serves as General Counsel to the Society, which has over 700 members from Monmouth and Ocean Counties representing all medical specialties. To learn more about becoming a member and the benefits associated with it, please visit www.monmouth-oceanmedicalsociety.org.

    The Health Care and Life Sciences Law Group at Norris McLaughlin, P.A. provides a variety of services to clients throughout the health care field, including highly specialized work in the regulatory areas governing the delivery of health care services under state and federal law.  The group handles a broad range of health care law litigation including hearings and appeals related to professional misconduct and discipline, private and public insurance audits and refund requests, fraud and abuse and disputes with other agencies overseeing the practice of medicine.  They have successfully defended physicians in matters involving the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, Medicare/Medicaid audits and overpayment claims, hospital and Medical Staff issues, insurance fraud and abuse investigations and overpayment demands, the Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Inspector General, and state agencies, such as Department of Banking and Insurance, Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Health.

    The firm’s health care clients include hospitals and their affiliated corporations, medical societies, hospital medical staffs, health care service providers including physicians, psychologists, podiatrists, dentists, nurses and social workers, medical device companies, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, home care providers, pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies, health data analytics companies, laboratories, imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers and other providers of health care services, insurance companies and practice management companies.

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  • May 17, 2018Lana Ros Presents Overview of NJ Medical Marijuana Program to Saint Clare’s Health Medical Staff

    Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was honored to present “An Overview of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program” to the Saint Clare’s Health Medical Staff at their semi-annual medical staff meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at the Rockaway River Country Club in Denville.  Ros discussed various components of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, its recent changes, and the process for physicians to become eligible to certify patients to receive medical marijuana.

    According to its website, Saint Clare’s Health is an award-winning provider of safe, high quality, compassionate care, serving the communities of Morris and Sussex counties.  Saint Clare’s offers a full range of comprehensive medical services, such as cancer care, cardiovascular care, emergency medicine, behavioral health, women’s health, maternity care, pediatrics, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation and sports medicine, and more.

    Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations.  She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting health care providers.  She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits.  Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting healthcare professionals.  She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.

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