Trademark Protection for the U.S. Cannabis Industry: Dealing with Threats and Challenges

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
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Christopher R. Stanton
Melissa N. Subjeck


About Merchant & Gould P.C.

Recognized by Forbes on its list of “America’s Top Law Firm s,” Merchant & Gould P.C. is a national intellectual property (IP) law firm with approximately 100 attorneys in offices in Minneapolis; New York; Washington, D.C.; Denver; Atlanta; and Knoxville, Tenn. Founded in Minneapolis in 1900, the firm has grown to become one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, representing the worldwide intellectual property interests of clients in diverse industries and technologies. 

Merchant & Gould helps sole inventors, emerging and established companies, universities, venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 and 100 companies stay ahead of the curve to gain leverage in new and existing markets. The firm handles every phase of IP prosecution and enforcement, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, as well as licensing, due diligence, opinions and counseling, in all areas of technology. 


About Hodgson Russ LLP

Established in 1817, Hodgson Russ is one of the oldest and largest law firms in the United States.  Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, with offices in New York City, Toronto (practice restricted to U.S. law), Albany, Saratoga Springs and Palm Beach, Hodgson Russ has nearly 200 attorneys providing client-focused premier service in all areas of U.S. law. Our firm philosophy is focused on stellar client service and our mission is to provide exceptional value to our clients through outstanding responsiveness, high-quality work, and efficient management of the matters entrusted to us.