Archive: 14 May 2019

Cannabis-Related Goods

USPTO Issues Examination Guide 1-19 to Update Handling of Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Goods and Services

I.            Introduction As noted in the April 23, 2019 blog, US trademark applications that “identified goods or services involv[ing] the sale or transportation of a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia in violation of the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) … would be a basis for issuing an inquiry or refusal.” TMEP §907.  Cannabis products have been considered to […]