By Rod S. Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman Published in the April/May 2019 issue of CannaInvestor Magazine The cannabis industry is the new investment frontier. Consider the capital investment by Constellation Brands in Canada’s Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis’s acquisition of Mexico’s Farmaciea Magistrales, Coca-Cola’s discussions with Aurora Cannabis to develop CBD infused drinks, CannaCraft and […]
Rod Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman wrote the article “AB 2249: State Park Trademarks” published in the Daily Journal’s section “New California Laws 2017”.
A recent trademark ruling in China has underscored the importance of early filing of trademark applications – for both the brand names themselves, as well as the Chinese versions of the brand names (i.e., the brand’s phonetic equivalent and meaning equivalent written in Chinese characters) – any time a brand owner’s future plans may include […]
Jessica Bromall Sparkman and Rod Berman’s article entitled, “Fraud in the Trademark Office and Fraud in the Patent Office: Different Standards but Both on Appeal”, was published in the June 2009 issue of Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal.