CBD, Amazon Distribution Channel and Trademarks

Written by Kevin Fortin Amazon.com is the largest on-line retailer in the United States and has overcome numerous obstacles to arrive in this position.  This author has worked with enforcement of IP rights including trademark on platforms including eBay and Amazon since the 1990’s. In the early days, trademark owners selling products at Amazon could

By |2020-06-19T17:15:48-06:00June 11th, 2020|Patents and Trademarks|

Why Intellectual Property Protection is Critical To Your Cannabusiness

Written By Craig Small Senior Attorney at Hoban Law Group For any business to be successful it must constantly strive to maximize diverse revenue generating streams while minimizing the costs of doing do. For most businesses, the development and monetization of an intellectual property portfolio that encompasses patents, trademarks, copyright, brands, goodwill, and trade secrets

By |2020-06-19T17:18:26-06:00May 26th, 2020|Patents and Trademarks|

Intellectual Property Considerations for Cannabis and Hemp Companies

Research, product development and marketing represent the biggest costs for a cannabis company.  At the same time, many cannabis products are easily copied by unscrupulous competitors, who profit while avoiding the costs of bringing those products to market.  So, what can cannabis companies do about copycats? At stake in such situations is the investment of

By |2020-03-11T09:35:25-06:00March 9th, 2020|Patents and Trademarks|