Category: cannabis

Dispute Over KIVA Trademark Continues to Smolder

A dispute over the trademark KIVA involving use of the mark with health food and cannabis continues to smolder in the Northern District of California. In late 2018, Kiva Health Brands (a national health food and supplements company) sued Kiva Brands (a company selling cannabis-infused continue reading...

IP of Pot Part I: Introduction

A fog of uncertainty surrounds regulations in the marijuana industry. At the federal level, the plant is still a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act and, therefore, federally illegal to possess, sell, and distribute. However, this has not stopped states from implementing their continue reading...