The October 2019 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter discusses three "lawful use" cannabis trademark decisions, a recent FTC settlement with a cosmetics company, and the USDA's newly issued interim rules for legal hemp cultivation. In addition, we also list the open gTLD Sunrise periods.
In this issue:
- Waiting to Exhale - Clarity Around Enforcement of Trademarks for Cannabis Goods is a Pipe Dream
- Zero Stars: FTC Settles with Skincare Company Over Fake Online Reviews
- Hot Off the Press: USDA Issues Interim Rules for Legal Hemp Cultivation
- gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open
Sterne Kessler's Trademark & Brand Protection practice is designed to help meet the intellectual property needs of companies interested in developing and maintaining strong brands around the world. For more information, please contact Monica Riva Talley or Tracy-Gene G. Durkin.