Cognate's Trademark Blog

Blockchain & The Law Roundup 13 January 2018

We did warn you there’d soon be a tsunami of articles concerning blockchain and the law. Here’s the first few waves of information lapping the shore.     Title:  Blockchain: Can The Law Keep Up Author:  Lexology – Charles Russell Speechleys Date:  12 January 2018 URL: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=d871e4b2-4042-494d-b5ba-6366e1e31ea5 Extract:  Most commonly known as the technology behind Bitcoin, … Read more

California Finally Rolling Out Its Own Cannabis Trademark Laws

They’ll come into force 1 January next year. Here is the press release via JD Supra.   California was the first state to legalize marijuana for medical use.  In 1996, California approved Proposition 215, the California Compassionate Use Act.  Two decades later, California voters approved  Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of … Read more