Intellectual Property Issues in the Cannabis Industry (Archived Video Stream) 

Sep. 26, 2018
Toronto Online

OBA Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law PROGRAM | Original Program Date: September 26, 2018

A new sector in Canada’s economy is opening with cannabis legalization. Protecting your clients’ intellectual property rights in the new marketplace is crucial with so many competitors vying to seize market share. Join us for this innovative program to understand the intersections between intellectual property law and cannabis, and turn your attention to proactive ideas that can assist your clients in retaining their first mover advantage.

Join our expert panel as they address key intellectual property issues associated with the bourgeoning cannabis industry including:

  • Restrictions on advertising and promotion, and rules around plain packaging and labelling of cannabis products under the Cannabis Act and Regulations
  • Trademarks and patents of cannabis products and plant breeders’ rights
  • Licensing regimes


Julia Johnson, LaBarge Weinstein LLP
John H. Simpson, Shift Law


Ashley Dumouchel, Aventum IP Law LLP
Adrian Zahl, Ridout and Maybee LLP
Sara Zborovski, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


For 1 to 3 Participants CBA Member: $50*
Non-Member: $80*
For 4 or more Participants CBA Member: $75*
Non-Member: $145*

*plus applicable taxes


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