IP and the 4 Lanes Of Cannabis Commerce

In a recent article, Bob Hoban observed that cannabis commerce can be divided among 4 commercial lanes Recreational cannabis High-end “craft” strains Mass-marketed generic products Pharmaceuticals Wellness and food products (CPGs - edibles, cosmetics & nutraceuticals) Industrial hemp, which can be further divided into Fuels Plastics, Textiles, Paper, and Construction materials Biomass for cannabinoid extraction

By |2020-09-17T10:48:23-06:00September 17th, 2020|Patents and Trademarks|

The Hoban Minute – 109 | Bob Hoban & Eric Singular | The DEA’s Interim Final Rule on Cannabinoids

The Hoban Minute - 109 | Bob Hoban & Eric Singular | The DEA’s Interim Final Rule on Cannabinoids Bob and Eric discuss the controversial interim final rule published by the DEA in late August of 2020 and what implications it might have for the cannabinoid industry. They also touch on the importance of public

By |2020-09-16T09:45:18-06:00September 16th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 108 | iComply’s Mark Slaugh | Intrepid Pathways Across the Global Cannabis Industry

The Hoban Minute - 108 | iComply’s Mark Slaugh | Intrepid Pathways Across the Global Cannabis Industry Eric hosts a lively discussion between two cannabis industry globetrotters, CEO of iComply, Mark Slaugh, and President and Founder of the Hoban Law Group, Bob Hoban. They reflect on their travels around the world, the nuances of how

By |2020-09-16T09:31:02-06:00September 16th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 107 | Wick and Mortar’s Jared Mirsky | Standing Out in a Crowd: Differentiation In Cannabis Branding

The Hoban Minute - 107 | Wick and Mortar’s Jared Mirsky | Standing Out in a Crowd: Differentiation In Cannabis Branding Bob and Eric sit down with the CEO of Wick and Mortar, Jared Mirsky to discuss how marketing in the cannabis landscape has changed over the last decade, the natural branding evolution as industries

By |2020-09-16T09:22:49-06:00September 16th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

Life Extension Technology And Cannabis Formulations

Written by: Kevin Fortin During the last ten years, my career has focused on cannabis formulation patents.  As a patent attorney with three decades of experience, I am often asked what is the best cannabis formulation you have seen?  My short answer is, “There are many, and each is best.”  It just depends on what

By |2020-09-15T13:25:36-06:00September 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cannabis Trademark 101

Written By: Brandon Dorsky A trademark is a symbol, word, or words legally registered or established by use as representing a company or product. Trademarks are meant to serve as source identifiers that signal to a consumer the origin(s) of a product or service.   Both the federal government and state governments allow for the

By |2020-09-15T12:58:16-06:00September 15th, 2020|Patents and Trademarks|

CannaAfrica: Cannabis & CBD Investment

Written By: Dr. Solomon Alieu Villa-Squire Recently, west Africa has begun cultivating cannabis in large quantities in a quality controlled environment. IKYLINKS Inc. LLC a.k.a. CannaAfrica is ready to advance cultivation in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, where our companies register. Cannabis In Africa CannaAfrica is continuing to research the market in Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Egypt,

By |2020-09-10T13:07:29-06:00September 10th, 2020|HLG Global|

Cannabis Industry In Uruguay: Measures To “Boost and Incentivize”

Written by: Adrián A. Gutiérrez On 8/6/2020, two Decrees were published expressing the intention already stated repeatedly by the Uruguayan Government to promote the production, industrialization, and commercialization of psychoactive and non-psychoactive cannabis, for medical and industrial use. More specifically, these Decrees state that it is appropriate "to strengthen and incentivize medical psychoactive cannabis industry

By |2020-09-10T12:37:22-06:00September 10th, 2020|HLG Global, HLG Global|

The legalization of cannabis in Brazil under the Bill 399/2015

Written by: Med Brazao, Attorney The debate on the legalization of cannabis and its derivatives has come a long way in Brazil. Currently, the substance is prohibited under the terms of Law. However, the growing demand for medicines and the development of regulatory policies in other countries has influenced the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANVISA)

By |2020-09-10T11:23:31-06:00September 10th, 2020|HLG Global|

The Hoban Minute – 104 | Dr. Cannabis’ Viviane Sedola | Harmonizing Regulations for Cannabis Products in Brazil

The Hoban Minute - 104 | Dr. Cannabis’ Viviane Sedola | Harmonizing Regulations for Cannabis Products in Brazil Bob and Eric sit down with Founder and CEO of Dr. Cannabis, Viviane Sedola to discuss the success of the Digital Medical Cannabis Congress, how they are connecting doctors with cannabis patients in Brazil, and why information

By |2020-09-04T14:20:38-06:00September 4th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|
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