Stats Show Cannabis Patents Are Underutilized

By Joshua Glucoft (September 23, 2019, 2:29 PM EDT) -- My last Law360 article[1] benchmarked patenting activity in the cannabis industry against that of the tobacco industry, with two main takeaways: (1) the cannabis industry appears to be significantly under-indexing design patents (i.e., patents covering the ornamental design of a product rather than its functional aspects) and (2) the land grab in the cannabis patent space is likely far from over, notwithstanding the acceleration of patenting activity in the last decade....

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