Contracts: Make Sure There is an Intellectual Property Ownership Clause

If you own a business, you have undoubtedly entered into contracts with others for various purposes. However, you may not be aware of or fully appreciate their legal implications on your company’s valuable intellectual property assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. These “intangible property” rights and interests may be of considerable valueRead More

USPTO & Changes in Hemp Regulations

On December 20, 2018, Pres. Trump signed into law the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (the “2018 Farm Bill”). The new law provides important agricultural and nutritional policy extensions for five years.  The most interesting changes involve the cannabis plant, and its potentially significant impact on the application for and registration of trademarks used inRead More