On average, it takes TTB anywhere from 5 to 30 days to issue a Certificate of Label Approval (COLA). Wine and malt beverage labels tend to be a bit faster, and spirits labels tend to take a bit longer. Most of this page and this sites relates to TTB and alcohol beverage labels, but we also handle conventional foods and FDA labels. Learn more about our TTB Label Approval Process in Maryland.
Lehrman Beverage Law has vast experience using the Formulas Online (FONL) system, and the many preceding paper-based systems. This experience can save you lots of time, money and angst. We have been using the system since its launch in 2011 and we have submitted many thousands of formula approvals, including many that raise difficult legal issues. Learn more about our formula approval and formula-related processes in Maryland.
We have substantial and specialized experience as trademark lawyers, especially in the areas of beer, wine, spirits — and food products more generally. Learn more about our trademark law experience in Maryland.
We have experience with TTB Permits including: Importers, wholesalers, producers, and PONL. We have beverage law permit expertise for both the State and Federal level and can help you or your company learn how to get an alcohol permit . Learn more about our Permits and Licensing services in Maryland.
Our law firm has wide and deep experience in beer law. We have four experienced beer lawyers. Three of them have brewing experience. Learn more about our beer and craft beer law attorney services in Maryland.