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U.S. Trademark Office Issues Cannabis Registration Guidance

On May 2, 2019 the USPTO released its Examination Guide 1-19, Examination of Marks for Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Goods and Services after Enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill (here: https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Exam%20Guide%201-19.pdf) , which aims to clarify the procedure for examining marks for cannabis and cannabis-derived goods and for services involving cannabis and cannabis production following the […]

UPDATE: Grapegrowing and FSMA Compliance

The FDA has issued guidance for its enforcement policy on the Produce Safety Rule, part of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The Produce Safety Rule identifies certain produce as “not covered” or eligible for an exemption to Product Safety Rule compliance.  The primary exemption is with respect to “rarely consumed raw” produce.  As […]

2019 Unified Symposium: DPF Reception, Panels, & Booth Information

The annual Unified Wine and Grape Symposium takes place next week, and Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty attorneys will be on hand to meet our Lex Vini readers. Reception We are hosting our annual reception at Ella Dining Room & Bar on Wednesday, January 29th from 5:00pm-7:00pm and would love to have you join us! Panels […]

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