My Back Might Need Protection: IP in the Cannabis Industry

Intellectual property is commonly understood in the cannabis community as being synonymous with trademarks. But IP encomapsses much more than logos and taglines. It includes copyright patents and trade secret protection, and for companies creating unique formulations and for hemp and marijuana plant breeders, the options for IP can play an important role in your

By |2020-06-16T15:04:26-06:00June 10th, 2020|Bob's Voice|

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 and Medicinal Cannabis

The agreement between Medcann Colombia S.A.S and Klonetic Plant Science Inc. to make available for them different varieties of psychoactive and non-psychoactive cannabis, reminds the industry of the importance of intellectual property protection towards new developments. Colombia has become one of the leading countries in the export of medicinal cannabis. For this reason, it is

By |2020-05-06T09:09:03-06:00May 5th, 2020|HLG In The News|

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|