Cannabis 202: IP Issues Facing the Cannabis Industry

June 18, 2019 | Webinar | Duane Morris LLP

Duane Morris will be hosting the June 18 webinar, "Cannabis 202: IP Issues Facing the Cannabis Industry: Hot Topics in Patent, Trademark and Branding Protection and Enforcement," from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Eastern time).

Join Duane Morris’ intellectual property lawyers for a discussion on key IP considerations for your cannabis business. The webinar will:

  • Examine the trademark guidelines recently issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Review how branding, marketing and trademarks continue to be an issue in the cannabis/hemp/CBD industry
  • Analyze trademark litigation cases, including the Woodstock case, the first litigation asserting trademark infringement in the cannabis industry
  • Survey the current cannabis patent landscape, including newly granted cannabis patents, and discuss emerging issues
  • Update on pending cannabis patent litigation developments
  • Discuss the recent U.S. Department of Agriculture announcement that hemp is eligible for IP protection under the Plant Variety Protection Act


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Vincent Capuano

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Gretchen Temeles

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About the Program

The Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Group returns with its series of webinars reviewing issues and developments affecting the cannabis industry. Each session will feature a specific topic, discuss the legal and business implications and provide insight on key matters.