USPTO Issues Examination Guide for CBD and Hemp-Related Trademarks

On May 2, 2019 the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a Cannabis Trademark Examination Guide which addresses the examination of trademarks for cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD), and hemp-related products and services.  The USPTO was prompted to publish the Examination Guide after the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill and the significant increase in trademark [...]