Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D., Rose Law Group Chair of Intellectual Property Department, to co-present National Cannabis Bar Association Webinar

Eventbrite/NCBA DATE AND TIME Thu, April 26, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT Many in the cannabis industry continue to mistakenly believe that cannabis-related subject matter is ineligible for patent protection due the federal legal status of cannabis under the CSA. This is untrue. In fact, a wide variety of inventions that “touch the plant” and which address ancillary …

Supreme court divided over legality of patent reviews; possible rulings analyzed by Rose Law Group intellectual property lawyer Jeremy Kapteyn

Reuters U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over whether a federal agency’s in-house process for challenging patents violates the constitutional rights of patent owners, leaving the fate of a system that has led to a high rate of patent cancellation uncertain. In one of the most important patent cases to come before the Supreme Court in years, the …

Arizona furniture company wins trademark suit in federal court; might be able to recuperate some costs, says Jeremy Kapteyn, chair of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Department

By Ben Moffat | Cronkite News A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an Arizona furniture company had its trademarks infringed by another company that used its name and its logo to sell identical products – what the court called “slam-dunk evidence” of infringement. Stone Creek sued Omnia Italian Design, which had manufactured leather furniture under license for the Arizona …

Practical IP considerations for emerging businesses in the cannabis industry

By Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D., Chair, Rose Law Group Intellectual Property and Technology Department I recently had the opportunity to speak briefly at a cannabis industry trade association meeting in Arizona.  As I started to prepare a short presentation, I considered which intellectual property topics and points were applicable to a wide range of developing businesses in the industry.  I only …

Law on disparaging trademarks to get Supreme Court review; SCOTUS might again overturn federal court on patent, trademark cases, says Jeremy Kapteyn, chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Law

By Adam Lipstak | The New York Times The Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether a federal law that denies protection to disparaging trademarks can survive First Amendment scrutiny. The case, concerning an Asian-American dance-rock band called the Slants, will probably also effectively resolve a separate one concerning the Washington Redskins football team. The trademark case was one …

Rose Law Group Partners Ryan Hurley and Laura Bianchi, and Jeremy Kapteyn Rose Law Group Intellectual Property attorney, featured speakers at upcoming Arizona Cannabis Conference & Expo

Three of Rose Law Group’s own will be speaking at the upcoming Arizona Cannabis Conference & Expo on October 15th and 16th. Ryan Hurley, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department, Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Corporate and Business Transactions, and Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D, chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Department will be …

Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D., chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Department, to speak at Innovation Workshop hosted by Popat Orthodontics to inspire and educate kids about entrepreneurship

Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D., chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Department, to speak at Innovation Workshop hosted by Popat Orthodontics to inspire and educate kids about entrepreneurship. The event will feature the LoBracco brothers, grade school-age inventors of Noochie Golf, as special guests. The event is Saturday at 11 AM at the Popat Orthodontics office in North Central Phoenix (635 East …

What cannabis businesses need to know about intellectual property protection

By Marsha Durr, Rose Law Group law clerk, and Jeremy Kapteyn, chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Law Department Marijuana has created quite a buzz in Arizona this year. In June, petition signatures were submitted to the secretary of state for approval to put legalization of adult use of marijuana on the November ballot. Less than two weeks later, …

Rose Law Group Hires Attorney and Ph.D. to Lead Arizona’s First IP Practice Concentrating on Cannabis

Jeremy Kapteyn To Chair IP Department and Will Focus On Intellectual Property Matters Related to the Cannabis Industry (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – Rose Law Group pc is proud to announce the hiring of Jeremy Kapteyn as the chair of the firm’s intellectual property law department. At RLG, Kapteyn will lead intellectual property matters involving cannabis industry-related technical innovation and branding in …