Cannabis trademark ruling ‘against the public interest’; threatens big brand licensing on legal products
A US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruling that refused a trademark due to its association with cannabis products could have wide implications for the fledgling state-legal cannabis industry in the United States. One expert tells us there is a “frightening possibility” the ruling may stop any major brand owner considering licensing their marks for use on legal cannabis products – and that, overall, the IP situation for the industry is worse today than a year ago.
To read more
Register for limited access
Register to receive our newsletter and gain limited access to subscriber content.
Subscribe to unlock unlimited access
Get news, unique commentary, expert analysis and essential resources from the WTR experts.