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WEBINAR - Cannabis Patents: What you need to know

The future of cannabis includes the fight over whether or not to patent the plant, and how to patent ancillary devices, among other concerns.
Whether you want to know what's required to patent or to fight an application, please join the National Cannabis Bar Association for a presentation by David Postolski, Esq., of Gearhart Law, on the intersection between the cannabis industry and patent law including:

  • What is generally protectable by a patent?
  • Can cannabis be patented? 
  • What are the 5 thresholds to patentability?
  • What is a Plant Patent v a Utility Plant Patent?
  • How can current legislative changes regarding cannabis change the landscape?  
  • What other protections and industry considerations should you consider? 

The cost for the seminar is $85.00.
NCBA Members pay only $70.00, and Lifetime and Sustaining Members receive this content for FREE. Please email for your specialized discount code.

Register for the webinar, Cannabis Patents: What You Need to Know, airing Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT / 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST, by clicking HERE. Following registration you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the materials and information about joining the training.

This seminar is eligible for 1 hour of Continuing Legal Education in Washington; CLE accreditation is pending in California, Oregon, and Colorado.
David Postolski, a partner at Gearhart Law, is a registered patent attorney and intellectual property attorney with over 15 years’ experience. He is a regular speaker at various conferences across the US, and is also a Professor at Parsons School of Design where he teaches master level students about IP, ethics, and other regulatory considerations in starting business ventures and products around design. David’s life sciences industry experience includes counseling, drafting, and prosecuting US and Foreign patent applications in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, physics, and chemical engineering.  He speaks Japanese, Hebrew, and Yiddish.