Law360 (November 4, 2019, 5:59 PM EST) -- Cannabis-related companies are increasingly seeking patents to cover their products, yet there is considerable uncertainty and risk involved in obtaining and enforcing those patents. Here's a look at some of the unanswered patent law questions in this emerging field.
Can Cannabis Patents Be Enforced?
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued hundreds of patents related to cannabis in recent years, so the drug's classification by the federal government as a Schedule I controlled substance has not been a hindrance to obtaining patents to date. Yet it's less clear how federal courts will treat patent suits over a product the U.S....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!