Creating and Defending Your Cannabis Brand

August 16, 2024 | 4:00 pm | Room 2 | Business / Legal

In this presentation we delve into the trademark law as it applies to the cannabis industry. Participants will learn about the unique challenges and opportunities for protecting cannabis-related brands under federal and state trademark systems. The course will provide practical guidance on navigating the legal landscape to effectively secure and enforce trademarks for cannabis products and services. The Objectives are:

  • The basics of trademark law and its application to the cannabis industry.
  • The differences between federal and state trademark protections for cannabis businesses.
  • Strategies for successfully registering and defending cannabis trademarks.
  • Recent case studies and legal developments impacting cannabis trademarks.

Aaron Pelley

Aaron Pelley is a veritable celebrity in both his achievements as a lawyer, and advocate of cannabis business for over a decade. Having made sizable contributions to the foundation of legal protections surrounding medicinal cannabis law, his passion in this new realm of law drove him forward. This saw the creation of a boutique law firm that lies on the pulse of current cannabis law.

In addition to representing cannabis clients and their business interests, Aaron has earned a reputation for effective high-profile litigation. His representative cases convey his ability to handle a diversity of complex legal matters. Aaron is personally and professionally passionate about advancing the interests of a legitimate and integrous cannabis industry, establishing and enforcing equitable relationships among business partners, and supporting and promoting the end of the war on cannabis.