AIPLA 2018 Mid-Winter Institute “Innovation and IP: How the West was Won”

Overview


Panel Title: Not Just Blowing Smoke: The Pitfalls and Opportunities for Protecting IP In the Emerging US Cannabis Industry
Description: As federal and state governments battle it out over the legality of plants of the genus Cannabis for medical and recreational purposes, businesses in decriminalized states find themselves in a bind when it comes to the largely federal body of intellectual property law. A panel of distinguished experts will discuss developments on what can and cannot be protected, and the risks and benefits of seeking such protection.