Cannabis Business Lawyers

Cannabis Business Attorneys

Legal marijuana, CBD, and hemp are some of the newest and fastest growing – as well as most complicated – industries in the United States today. Like any innovative and high-growth sector, cannabis businesses need expert advice on how to plan for future ambitions without sacrificing current interests and operations. Fortunately, that’s where our experienced cannabis business lawyers come in.

When it comes to the legal marijuana market, the conflicts between state and federal law can be confusing. Laws often differ enormously from state to state (or city to city). Even routine legal work can require custom changes to protect the unusual needs of cannabis businesses and investors. Our cannabis lawyers based out of Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, New Jersey, and North Carolina are very knowledgeable when it comes to all aspects of legal marijuana, CBD, and hemp laws. Let our cannabis business lawyers help you navigate the complex legal landscape. Contact us today with any questions or to set up a meeting in one of our offices in SeattlePortlandDenverPhoenix, San FranciscoLos Angeles, New YorkHoboken, or Raleigh Durham.

Cannabis Patent Law

Federal patent law is absolutely an available protection for marijuana-related inventions. As the industry has been underground for so long, many inventors have never considered the benefits of patent protection. Now that prohibition is ending in many jurisdictions, the time has come to embrace and protect innovation…  

Cannabis Business Contracts

Trademarks are mostly governed by federal law, specifically, the Lanham Act. Under the Lanham Act, trademarks used in connection to any legal commerce have certain exclusive rights, and the ability to protect those rights. The basis for those rights is the owner’s “use in commerce,” however, it must be a “legal use in commerce.”.

Cannabis Regulatory Compliance

Due to the complex, ever-changing nature of the industry, cannabis companies face many limitations on their activities. Our business lawyers in our Washington, Oregon, and California offices help clients stay in compliance, understand their obligations, and formulate strategies to achieve outside-the-box ideas.

Corporate Acquisitions

Our full-service cannabis law firm offers a wide selection of legal services to meet your specific business needs. Every one of our lawyers is well versed in the evolving legal marijuana, CBD, and hemp industry and can handle any of the requests you throw at us. Some of our additional services include:

  • New business formation, registration and licensing
  • Cannabis administrative hearings
  • Cannabis manufacturing
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulatory compliance