NCBA Guest Post on CEB's Marijuana Law Hub

What if it’s Rescheduled? Intellectual Property Questions for Cannabis Businesses 

NCBA Co-Founder Amanda R. Conley was recently invited to write a blog post for CEB's Marijuana Law Hub on the impact of the possible rescheduling of cannabis for existing businesses.

As Amanda explained, 

In connection with growth of cannabis businesses in California and nationwide, we’ve seen a huge rise in federal trademark application filings, many of which have been successfully prosecuted and registered. But intellectual property protection is difficult for cannabis businesses facing a constantly shifting patchwork of federal, state, and local laws that varyingly prohibit, or enable and regulate, the manufacturing and distribution of cannabis products.

Read more about what rescheduling could mean for cannabis businesses' intellectual property protection at