Ogden Glazer + Schaefer

"Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler."

- Albert Einstein

Ogden Glazer + Schaefer – your legal team deeply rooted in Wisconsin, but licensed to practice seamlessly in Illinois and Minnesota too. We’re a compact yet powerhouse team, specializing in representing businesses with a sharp focus on startups, intellectual property, and food and beverage regulation.

We’re not about flashy introductions; we’re about delivering dedicated service and making complex legal concepts easy to grasp and understand.

Whether you’re embarking on the exciting journey of launching a new startup or seeking seasoned advice for your ongoing ventures, Ogden Glazer + Schaefer is here to guide you with a laidback yet professional touch.

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Recent Blog Posts

Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: The May 2024 Bill - Of course the news cycle wouldn’t allow me wrap up on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law series at four posts (see the links for Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4)! It needed a fifth part, where I discuss the bill that was signed into law a few weeks ago. On May 24th, Governor Tim Walz ... Read more
Licensing Agreements Ltd. - If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you’re aware that Wis. Stat. 125 – Alcohol Beverages recently got a major overhaul. The updated statute, effective as of May 1, 2024, brings significant changes, especially in the area of contract manufacturing for beer, wine, and spirits. We’ve already covered Alternating Proprietorships and Recipe Production (aka ... Read more
Happy Memorial Day! - We hope you enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend and have a wonderful short work week ahead.
Can’t Compete With Confusion - Non-compete agreements have been in the news lately because the FTC “banned” them.  Yeah, it was in the boring section in the news, but I know I’m not the only one who saw it – as we’ve had questions. First, the FTC issued a final rule. That’s an administrative rule, not a law, but lots ... Read more
Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: What’s the Deal with Rescheduling? - This post is the fourth and final (for now) part in a multi-part series on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law. Feel free to check out Parts 1-3 here, here, and here. The last post talked about medical cannabis. This next post will focus on the implications of recent news coverage (like this one from the ... Read more
Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: What about Medical Cannabis and Hemp? - This post is the third part in a multi-part series on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law. Feel free to check out Part 1 and Part 2. The last post talked about adult use cannabis businesses and what various licenses will be available. This next post will focus on adjacent products and industries impacted by the ... Read more
Photo of beer and hops Full Service Retail is Here! - The application for full service retail permissions under the new version of Wis. Stat. 125 is available HERE. Please reach out with any questions on submitting your application!
Minnesota Adult-Use Cannabis Law: What about Businesses? - This post is the second part in a multi-part series on Minnesota’s Adult Use Cannabis Law. Feel free to check out Part 1. The last post provided an overview of Minnesota law related to possession, use, self-growing, and gifting, which is the extent of adult-use cannabis Minnesota law allows for pre-2025. This blog post discusses ... Read more
Minnesota Adult Use Cannabis Law: Where is it Now? - With a certain holiday going on this past weekend: 04/20, some readers, particularly ones in or near Minnesota, might be wondering where things stand with Minnesota’s recreational cannabis law (the law refers to it as “adult use cannabis”). This post, and the next several that follow it, will address where things currently stand, where things ... Read more
Wineries to Relinquish Their Class B Licenses - The renewal deadline for municipal liquor licenses is coming up soon and because of the coming changes to Wis. Stat. Ch. 125 (2 weeks away!) we’ve gotten a lot of questions about what wineries are supposed to do this year with their license renewals – renew, or not renew? Our suggestion is not to renew. ... Read more


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Main Phone Number: (608) 336-3264

E-Mail Inquiries: [email protected]

Madison Office

  • Office Address: 6131 Nesbitt Rd Suite 200, Fitchburg, WI 53719
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 45116, Madison, WI 53744

Northshore-Milwaukee Office

  • Office Address:  W62N248 Washington Ave B204, Cedarburg, WI 53012
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 528, Cedarburg, WI 53012

Minneapolis-Twin Cities Office

  • Office Address: 1400 Van Buren St NE 200 243, Minneapolis, MN 55413
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 18567, Minneapolis, MN 55418

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Baraboo Chamber of Commerce and Verona Area Chamber of Commerce.