Corporate restructuring may strengthen cannabis marks
Lawyers discuss ways to navigate the USPTO’s restrictive policy on registering cannabis-related trademarks, including separating businesses into distinct legal entities
Cannabis-related businesses are thriving
in states where the substance is legal. But the drug’s classification under
Schedule I on the FDA’s list makes federal trademark registrations impossible,
according to the USPTO. Some cannabis companies have sought to protect and
enforce their trademarks based on...
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