• In recent years, the cannabis industry has seen a surge in growth and innovation, with changing laws and attitudes toward marijuana and hemp. As legalization spreads across the United States, businesses in this industry face unique challenges, one of which is protecting their cannabis trademarks. In this comprehensive blog post, we will explore the intricacies of […]

  • The cannabis industry is a rapidly evolving landscape, with laws and regulations constantly shifting in response to scientific discoveries, public sentiment, and legal challenges. Among the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-9 THC) and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCa) have been subjects of much discussion and curiosity. In this article, we will delve into […]

  • On August 29, 2023, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) made a significant recommendation to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning the status of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). They proposed a shift in its classification from Schedule I to Schedule III. In other words, the DEA is likely to reschedule cannabis […]

  • The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (also known as the 2018 Farm Bill) indeed removed “hemp” from the Controlled Substances Act’s (CSA) definition of marijuana, which made hemp and its derivatives federally legal as long as they contain no more than 0.3 percent delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on a dry-weight basis. However, there may be complications under […]

  • Ensuring brand or trademark protection is a top priority for businesses in any industry. However, the marijuana industry faces unique challenges due to the dichotomy between state-level legality and federal restrictions. As more states legalize recreational and medical marijuana, the eventual nationwide acceptance of marijuana and cannabis-derived products seems inevitable. Nevertheless, the current regulatory landscape presents […]

  • Our trademark attorneys regularly advise new business owners and entrepreneurs launching a new product or service whether their brand names, product lines and brand designs are available for use in their intended marketplace and can be properly registered and protected (see trademark search).

  • As the cannabis industry in the United States grows and becomes more acceptable, medically and recreationally, our trademark attorneys are getting many inquires as to whether a business or individual can you register a trademark for marijuana products? Especially in states were marijuana is legalized for recreational use, entrepreneurs looking to make millions from marijuana products, […]