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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

Food and Beverage Trends at Expo West: Plant-Based Products Drive Innovation, Increased Competition for Funding, Shelf Space and Consumer Wallets

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  • April 16, 2019

Much of the focus this year at Expo West, the premier natural foods trade show, was on plant-based products. From “real” food to medicinal infusions and environmentally friendly packaging trends – plant-based products are everywhere. As head of the firm’s food and beverage industry practice, I joined attorney Samantha Pjesky…

KO Client BIGR Ventures Invests in CBD Company RE Botanicals

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  • April 10, 2019

The growth equity fund for early-stage natural and organic products, BIGR Ventures, recently invested in RE Botanicals Inc., a Denver-based, USDA-certified organic hemp CBD company. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Samantha Pjesky represented BIGR Ventures in the deal. Read more.

KO Client Shotzr, Inc. Closes Series Seed Round of Equity Financing, Led by Access Venture Partners

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  • April 10, 2019

Shotzr, Inc., a platform that provides targeted imagery for digital marketers, recently announced that it has closed a $3 million Series Seed equity financing round, led by Access Venture Partners. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Ryan Sykora represented Shotzr in the financing. Learn more.  

Doing Business in China? How Colorado Outdoor Recreation, Retail and Manufacturing Industries Can Navigate the U.S.-China Trade Dispute

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  • March 19, 2019

As part of the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute, the U.S. has recently imposed $250 billion in tariffs – that may or may not be lifted in the near future – on imports from China. While recent reports suggest a trade deal may occur in the coming weeks, the uncertainty of…

KO Client Zeon Corporation Announces Merger with Antigo Sign & Display

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  • March 19, 2019

KO client Zeon Corporation, a leading provider of retail point of purchase visual marketing solutions, recently announced its merger with Antigo Sign & Display. The combined company called Antigo Zeon provides innovative sales, marketing, design and customer service solutions for retail brands. KO partner John Gaddis and attorney Ryan Sykora represented Zeon in the…

KO Law Firm has a new look and a new website

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  • March 19, 2019

If you’ve made it to this post, you’ve landed on our brand new website – welcome! The new site makes it easier to find and connect with our team, learn more about the industries we focus on and the practice areas we serve. As always, our newsroom is full of…

KO Partner Jennifer Rosenthal Named Super Lawyers Rising Star

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  • March 18, 2019

For the second year in a row, KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal was selected as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star. This recognition goes to the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state who are under 40 or in practice 10 years or less. Jennifer leads KO’s natural foods practice group and…

KO Staffing Client Onyx M.D. Acquired by Health Carousel

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  • March 15, 2019

KO client Onyx M.D., an award-winning locum tenens physician and advanced practice staffing firm, was recently acquired by Health Carousel, a large healthcare staffing provider. With corporate offices in Denver and Dallas, Onyx M.D. will still operate under its brand and be led by co-founder, president and CFO Jim Chandler.…