Director Deborah Sterling, Ph.D., was quoted in the article “A Hazy Picture: The State of Play for Cannabis IP in 2023,” published by Managing IP.

“‘Legality is not a requirement for patentability and the USPTO has been issuing cannabis-related patents for decades,’ Sterling says.

With a recent surge in the number of cannabis patents, we will likely see more litigation arising in the sector, she adds.”

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