Mr John Sparks

John Sparks


Intellectual Property

How cannabis brand owners can cover their buds with plant breeders' rights
Canada | 16 April 2018

The federal government is moving quickly towards legalising the possession and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes. Although Canada's cannabis industry is already 'overgrown' with many licensed and unlicensed producers all vying for consumers' attention with different brands and strains of cannabis, only a few have taken advantage of the exclusive rights afforded producers under the Plant Breeders' Rights Act.