1st Cannabis Patent Fight May Soon Narrow Focus To Validity

By Jack Queen (February 6, 2020, 8:48 PM EST) -- A pair of CBD companies locked in a major cannabis patent fight are close to narrowing the case down to only the validity of a patent that could cover a sweeping range of liquid cannabidiol products.

United Cannabis Corporation, or UCANN, and Pure Hemp Collective Inc. on Wednesday requested that a Colorado federal court "stay all pending deadlines so that the parties can conclude negotiations" on the the infringement and damages elements of the case, likely setting up a showdown on the validity of a patent covering liquid products containing more than 95% CBD.

"UCANN and Pure Hemp have focused on...

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