As the US cannabis industry expands, high-profile lawsuits have erupted against cannabis brands and the use of brands “inspired” by well-known companies. A recent example is popular candy brand Skittles’ lawsuit against a cannabis company over the use of the name “Zkittlez” on various products.
Please join us on Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 p.m. PT for a lively and informative conversation on the legal issues surrounding cannabis trademarks. The speakers will focus on current litigation but also cover best practices for trademark protection of your cannabis brand.
- The Legal Status of Cannabis Trademarks in the United States.
- Factors Courts Consider When Determining Trademark Infringement.
- Recent Lawsuits Related to Cannabis Trademarks.
- Best practices for trademark protection of your cannabis brand.
Questions before this webinar are expressly encouraged and can be submitted via the registration link.
We welcome everyone working in the cannabis industry including cannabis business owners, attorneys and entrepreneurs.
The event will feature cannabis-focused intellectual property attorneys Paul Coble and Fred Rocafort as speakers and HB Litigation Practice Chair Jihee Ahn as moderator.