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Tonkon Torp Holds Pandemic Primer Webinar for Oregon Cannabis Businesses
Tonkon Torp hosted a webinar to help guide cannabis businesses through the unique challenges that the cannabis industry faces due to COVID-19. The panel featured attorneys Danica Hibpshman, Jessica Morgan, Ferdie Ruplin, and David Petersen. Alex…
Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan Explore Cannabis Business Transition Strategies for PBJ Podcast
Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan were featured guests on the April 8 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Their episode explored smart transition strategies for businesses in the cannabis industry.
Danica Hibpshman Joins Tonkon Torp from OLCC
Tonkon Torp LLP welcomes attorney Danica Hibpshman to the firm’s Business Department and Cannabis Industry Group. Hibpshman joins the firm from the State of Oregon, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, where she spent the last five years developing and…
Parna Mehrbani Talks Trademark Options for Cannabis Companies on Business Journal Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorney Parna Mehrbani is the featured guest on the February 3 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Her episode dives into trademark options, opportunities, and limitations for companies in the cannabis…
Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan Lead M&A Panel for Oregon Cannabis Association
Tonkon Torp partners Sherrill Corbett and Jessica Morgan led a panel discussion on M&A in the cannabis industry at the Oregon Cannabis Association member happy hour. Tapping into their experience of helping clients sell or seek investment in a…
Pallanch and Forman Discuss Patchwork CBD Regulations for PBJ Thought Leadership Podcast
Tonkon Torp attorneys Christopher Pallanch and David Forman are featured guests on the October 22 episode of the Portland Business Journal’s Thought Leadership Podcast. Their episode explores the complicated regulatory landscape of cannabidiol (CBD…
Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani Host Seminar on Trademarks in the Cannabis Industry
Tonkon Torp partners Chris Erickson and Parna Mehrbani hosted a seminar on October 24 to discuss trademark issues specific to the cannabis industry. Their program included an introduction to the process of researching and obtaining trademark rights…
Alex Tinker Presents at TiE Oregon Guide to Intersection of Health, Tech, and Cannabis
Alex Tinker was a featured speaker at the Guide to the Intersection of Health, Tech & Cannabis seminar hosted by TiE Oregon. He focused on the cannabis industry’s complex transition as it becomes regulated at the state level while still largely…
Tonkon Torp Welcomes New Business Associate Ferdinand Ruplin
Ferdinand “Ferdie” Ruplin has joined Tonkon Torp as an associate in the firm’s Business Department and Cannabis Industry Group. His practice will focus on business law, the CBD and hemp industry, corporate finance, and financial services.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors and Presents at Retreat for Female-led Cannabis Companies
Tonkon Torp attorneys Sherrill Corbett, Jessica Morgan, and Kristin Bremer Moore were featured speakers at Females to the Front, a retreat for women founders in the cannabis space hosted by The Initiative.
Tonkon Torp Presents Energy Innovation Award at Cultivation Classic Conference
Tonkon Torp partnered with the Resource Innovation Institute to present the inaugural Energy Innovation Award at the 2019 Cultivation Classic awards ceremony held on Saturday, May 18 in Portland.
Alex Tinker Joins Oregon Cannabis Association Board of Directors
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker has joined the Board of Directors for the Oregon Cannabis Association. The Oregon Cannabis Association is the largest cannabis trade group in Oregon.
Alex Tinker Speaks at YPO Summit
Alex Tinker presented an update on the cannabis industry's transition to regulation at a YPO summit held in Aspen, Colorado. The summit is an invitation-only event hosted by YPO, a global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives.
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker Featured on Western Regional Conference Panel
Jessica Morgan and Alex Tinker spoke on a panel of industry specialists to risk managers about the legal environment for cannabis-related business operators at the Western Regional Conference on September 18.
June Tonkon Talk Clarifies the Hazy Law of Industrial Hemp and CBD
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker, co-chair of the firm’s Cannabis Industry Group, led a discussion at the June 6 Tonkon Talk on the evolving legal status of industrial hemp and CBD. Alex provided a historical context for the current federal…
Alex Tinker Presents at NW Summit for Financial Professionals
Alex Tinker participated in the panel session "How Close Can You Get to Marijuana Without Being Burned?" at the 2017 NW Summit for Financial Professionals, held in Seattle May 10-12. The annual two-and-a-half day conference is designed for all levels…
Alex Tinker Speaks to Investors at Cannabis Collaborative Conference
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker spoke at the Investors Forum of the third annual Cannabis Collaborative Conference on February 14. Alex spoke to an audience of cannabis business owners, investors, and ancillary service providers about how to avoid…
Alex Tinker Joins Resource Innovation Institute as Founding Board Member
Tonkon Torp attorney Alex Tinker is a founding board member for the newly formed Resource Innovation Institute (RII). The RII is building the central platform for collaboration on energy issues in the cannabis industry and developing a market-driven…