USPTO Patent News

For years the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has taken a hardline approach and rejected trademarks for products containing cannabis.  The government’s position has been that the products are illegal.  With changing marijuana laws, and perhaps a new administration, I’d expect to see the government soften its position, and ultimately, reverse course.  In perhaps a sign of the times, the Patent Office recently allowed a patent for a psychedelic containing cannabinoids.