The Future of Cannabis Industry in the U.S. and Canada: Current and Emerging Regulatory Issues

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
John W. Fraser
Jessica Smith West
Amanda Branch


About Grewal Law PLLC

Grewal Law PLLC is a Michigan-based law firm with a national footprint. Grewal Law is a general practice firm that fights for what’s right. Grewal Law is equipped to serve clients nationwide on a variety of matters, including matters that have garnered national media attention. Recently, the firm represented 111 of the survivors of sexual abuse by former Michigan State University and Olympic doctor Larry Nassar, securing an historic $500 Million settlement.

As a general practice firm, Grewal Law is equipped to handle any legal matter that a client may have. We have a team of attorneys with expertise in a wide variety of areas with 3 different office locations to serve our clients. Grewal Law attorneys are recognized as leaders in their respective fields because of their expertise and results.


About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service business law firm with more than 265 attorneys and offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The firm is nationally recognized as an Am Law 200 Firm, and as a National Law Journal Top 500 Firm.  In each of the markets it serves, Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services to its core constituency: individuals, small businesses, health care providers, nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 and international corporations.  The firm’s mission is to work on its clients' timetable and budget, focus on results and keep clients ahead of the curve. 


About Bereskin & Parr LLP

Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian full service intellectual property law firm serving clients across all industries around the world. Founded in 1965, the firm has grown to be one of the largest IP firms in Canada with offices located in major economic and technology centres. Bereskin & Parr is made up of more than 80 lawyers and patent and trademark agents, many of whom are recognized as leading practitioners in their specialized fields. Clients range from Canadian companies with Canadian and international IP portfolios to major multinational companies in a variety of industries, including cannabis, pharmaceuticals, computers, artificial intelligence, cosmetics, retailers, and many others. When Canada announced the proposed legalization of recreational cannabis the number of licensed producers grew exponentially and the market continued to rise at a significant pace. Despite the capitalization setbacks experienced last year, analysts predict that, following a period of consolidation, the market will stabilize. Regardless of the ups and downs in this dynamic and exciting market, Bereskin & Parr has the breadth of experience to help growers, retailers and marketers protect their intellectual property.