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Cannabis Trademark Basics

Cannabis Trademark Basics: One of the issues that is often a source of confusion, both at IP-focused events and for clients, is how to craft an appropriate specification of goods or services for a federal trademark application while simultaneously navigating the trademark challenges faced by cannabis companies. As we’ve written about extensively, federal trademark protection…

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OLCC Approves Licensee Stipulated Surrender Rules

The Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) approved six marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  The Commission also held a work session to review actions it could take to strengthen fines and penalties for recreational marijuana licensees and individuals who have a Marijuana Worker Permit. During its review of the stipulated settlements Commissioners aired…

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New Mexico’s Cannabis Legalization Proposal

    New Mexico’s Cannabis Legalization Proposal: Here’s a summary of some of the 23-member group’s other recommendations:  —Ensure that cannabis products are clearly labeled to reflect accurate dosing and maintain strong testing standards. —Prohibit marijuana advertisements that feature children, cartoons or anything that would entice youth. —Deter illicit markets by prohibiting jurisdictions from opting…

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KIGHT LAW ATTORNEYS SPEAK AT LEGAL CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK

October 7, 2019 Advocacy, Commerce, Federal Commerce- USA, general, Industry Professionals, Kight On Cannabis, News, Publicity, Rod Kight, States Commerce Rod Kight The International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA), held a Cannabis Law Institute in New York City on October 3-5, 2019. It offered continuing legal education (CLE) classes on a wide array of cannabis law topics by some of the most active cannabis law attorneys in the country, including Kight…

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CBD Products and False Advertising Under the Lanham Act

A few weeks ago, CannaLaw wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which they predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. (See here).  In that post they promised to go into the Lanham Act in further…

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New Cannabis Regulations in Oregon

Cannabis Trademark Basics: One of the issues that is often a source of confusion, both at IP-focused events and for clients, is how to craft an appropriate specification of goods or services for a federal trademark application while simultaneously navigating the trademark challenges faced by cannabis companies. As we’ve written about extensively, federal trademark protection…

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