Jessica R.

Jessica R. Hunter

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As a member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Section, Jessica counsels clients on commercial transactional matters, intellectual property protection and portfolio management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and general business law guidance. As part of her practice, Jessica also focuses her efforts on the alcoholic beverage industry, including working with brewing, distilling, restaurant, and retail clients. 

With years of experience in her field, Jessica is well-versed in general business guidance for her range of clients. She has experience in drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements with vendors, services providers, distributors, and manufacturers. Jessica’s intellectual property practice includes the registration and enforcement of trademarks, drafting and negotiating trademark consent and coexistence agreements and assignments, license and confidentiality agreements, responding to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) office actions and trademark prosecution matters, and advising clients through USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings.  She enjoys wearing the “outside general counsel” hat and believes in providing practical business legal counseling to ensure the firm’s clients’ businesses are protected now and in the future.

Before joining Moye White, Jessica worked at a Denver-based law firm, where she represented companies and individuals in various industries and business life cycles. Additionally, Jessica worked at the Brewers Association as a Government Affairs Legal Intern where she developed resources related to various laws and regulations brewers face on a daily basis.

In her spare time, Jessica loves skiing, going to concerts, hiking, fishing, golfing, visiting local breweries and restaurants, exploring Colorado with her dog, and traveling the world.

Publications and Articles

Beer in 2021 and Beyond” 
ColoradoBiz, December 2020

From Craft Spirits to Sanitizer: TTB Issues Guidance on Hand Sanitizer Exceptions for Distillers” 
Moye White Blog, March 2020

Three Immediate Steps to Take Today for Restaurants and Bars
ColoradoBiz, March 2020

Speaking Engagements and Presentations

Crafting a Plan for Your Brewery Exit or Next Acquisition: What you need to know about M&A
Colorado Craft Brewers Summit, November 2021

“Brewers' Brand Rights and Values in a Consolidating Middle Tier”
Third Annual Colorado Craft Brewers Summit, November 2019

“Goldilocks & Her Dollar Bills: Right Size Your Funding & Private Capital”
Denver Startup Week, September 2019

“Alice & the Silicon Valley Rabbit Hole: Colorado vs. the Coast”
Denver Startup Week, September 2019

“Trademarks on Tap: Filtering the World of Trademark Law for Brewers”
Colorado Brewers Guild, May 2019

“Legal Aspects of Distribution”
Colorado Craft Brewers Summit, November 2018