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Cannabis Rescheduling and What It Means for Trademark Owners
What was hinted at in the fall of 2023 appears to be heading towards reality as reports circulate that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has agreed to reschedule marijuana—or cannabis, as most in the industry prefer—from Schedule I to Sc...
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Countdown to Compliance: Preparing for the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act (OCPA)
If you haven’t started preparing for the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act (OCPA), time is ticking. OCPA goes into effect on July 1, 2024. Nonprofit organizations have an extra year to come into compliance; they have until July 1, 2025. But yes, you heard...
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Ninth Circuit Decision Quietly Blesses Cannabusiness Practice of Federal Trademark Registrations for Branded “Tobacco Products”
In a published decision issued April 1, 2024 (no fooling), the Ninth Circuit in BBK Tobacco & Foods LLP v. Central Coast Agriculture, Inc. weighed in on somewhat esoteric topics concerning whether federal courts have jurisdiction to hear challenges t...
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What’s It All About, AI?
AI is everywhere. And, no, I do not mean in a “Skynet is coming,” or “Big Brother is here,” kind of way. I mean everywhere you look. Stories abound about the oddities that result from using generative AI. In one story, a car dealership’s chatbot offe...
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Client Alert: Watch Out for Deepfakes
Technology is awesome when it works. We depend on it for so many things that, when it doesn’t work as expected, it can cause major problems for businesses. The latest technology that can be used for both good and evil is artificial intelligence (AI)....
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Data Privacy Week Series: Check Your Third-Party Agreements Against Internal Policies
In honor of Data Privacy Week, each day this week Miller Nash is releasing one of our top five recommendations for where businesses should focus their privacy compliance efforts in 2024. If you need assistance reviewing your company’s compliance with...
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