RISE IN MEDICAL CANNABIS TRADE MARKS IN AUSTRALIA

On 25th February, Dentons published an article saying that legalising access to medical cannabis has had a flow on effect on the Australian Trade Marks Register with now 240 pending and registered trademarks claiming the term ‘cannabis”.  In Australia, traders have secured trade mark registrations containing the words cannabis, hemp and cannabis leaf devices.

https://www.dentons.com/en/insights/alerts/2019/february/25/rise-in-medical-cannabis-trade-marks-in-australia

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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