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CBD Product Applications May No Longer Be Immediately Accepted Under The United States Patent and Trademark Offices.

Cannabis Business Times reports. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) once again revised its stance on certain cannabis brand trademark applications. Specifically, applications that cover cannabidiol (CBD) products will no longer be immediately accepted and may ultimately be rejected as violating the Office’s Lawful Use Rule.  http://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/what-uspto-new-stance-on-cannabidiol-means-for-trademark-seekers/ Until recently, brand owners seeking federal protection … Read more