Cannabis Patents 2000 – 2019: Trends Following Legalization

Guest Writer: Ian Johnson, Registered Patent Agent, Plant & Planet Law Firm   Introduction Over the past two decades, cannabis has seen increasing public approval, reflected in legalization of medical and recreational marijuana at the state level and federal legalization of industrial hemp. As cannabis and related industries expand, participants are expected to seek competitive

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Let’s Talk About Reproduction and How You Will Get Paid

HOW’S THAT FOR A TITLE? YOU’D BETTER READ ON Hubbub Is a Word and It Happened This Week I always get the best blog ideas from questions that come up during the week, and this week was no exception.  A friend of mine whom I haven’t yet met in person (interesting times, these) brought to

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Standing Up to Big Ag

WHAT TO DO IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BECOME BIG AG’S EDIBLE Big Ag Will Have You Conform or Go Under I wrote last week about how Big Ag combines its patent strategies with commodity-market pressures to force farmers to stop growing their own plants and start growing Big Ag’s patented GMO plants or eventually

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