Trademark Licensing in the Cannabis Industry: Legality, Disclosure, Diligence, and Key Provisions
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on the unique issues that trademark owners and licensees need to consider when licensing a trademark for use in connection with cannabis products. The panel will address legality, state licensing and disclosure requirements, due diligence, and key provisions in light of the nature of the cannabis products. The panel will offer best practices for licensing cannabis-related marks.
- Unique issues
- State disclosure requirements
- Due diligence
- License terms
- Acknowledgement of trademark rights
- Use of the mark
- Quality control
- Legal compliance
- Waiver of illegality
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key contract terms to include in a trademark license for cannabis products?
- What unique issues do cannabis licenses face? What pitfalls should be avoided?
- What factors must be considered to minimize risk?
Ms. Homen is an intellectual property litigator and has represented clients from diverse industries in lawsuits... | Read More
Ms. Homen is an intellectual property litigator and has represented clients from diverse industries in lawsuits involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, trade secrets, unfair competition, and tort and contract disputes. She also advises and represents clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and patent inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Additionally, Ms. Homen uses her advocacy skills and intellectual property knowledge to advise and represent clients in the international sphere, helping clients protect their intellectual property and defend their products with U.S. Customs & Border Protection and the International Trade Commission. She is experienced in IP procurement and enforcement. Ms. Homen has worked on numerous trademark and patent applications, assisting clients in obtaining the IP protection they need to grow and support their business strategies. She has also organized and run large trademark, patent, and copyright enforcement programs for national companies.Close
Frederic (Fred) Rocafort
Harris Bricken Sliwoski
Mr. Rocafort leads Harris Bricken’s intellectual property practice and is the coordinator of the firm’s... | Read More
Mr. Rocafort leads Harris Bricken’s intellectual property practice and is the coordinator of the firm’s international team. He is dedicated to helping businesses from around the world and across industries protect their brands as they grow. Many of Mr. Rocafort’s clients operate in spaces that constitute new frontiers for IP law, such as cannabis, psychedelics, and Web3. Prior to joining Harris Bricken, he worked overseas for more than a decade, in both government and private sector roles. Mr. Rocafort is a regular commentator on brand protection matters and serves as an expert witness on IP-related cases.Close