Intellectual Property

An Introduction to the Big Business of Cannabis Seeds

Cannabis seeds can produce widely different plants. And in anticipation of national legalization, the market is evolving quietly, but quickly.

Litigation Usually Isn't the Solution But Sometimes It Totally Is

Win or lose, your attorney is costing you hundreds of dollars an hour.

How Intellectual Property Can Create an Income Stream Even When You're at Work

Using intellectual property to your advantage can become the perfect side hustle, one that generates income even when you're not around.

Building Cannabis IP Includes Both Your Brand and Your Technology

Federal law is no help when it comes to protecting cannabis intellectual property but there are many effective workarounds.

Remember Slice Soda? It's Back -- But Very Different.

Why these entrepreneurs bet on nostalgia for the old soda brand.

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How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Jessica Abo sits down with attorney Scott Sisun to find out what your company may need when it comes to intellectual property.
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Using Your Intellectual Property to Escape the 9-to-5

Here's how to make sure your idea isn't stolen, corrupted or plagiarized by every Tom, Dick and Sally.
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Why Kicking Out Counterfeit Crooks on Instagram Is So Important

That $50 purse isn't really a Louis Vuitton but the people who sold it are are real criminals.