Intellectual property law in the cannabis sector

With recreational cannabis now legal in Canada, how has intellectual property law evolved and relate to the cannabis sector? Christie Bates, associate at McMillan LLP in Toronto, shares her expertise.



  • Providing clarity in the cannabis sector

    Providing clarity in the cannabis sector

    In an industry that is struggling on a daily basis to interpret the regulations as set out by Health Canada, those in the cannabis sector work each day to determine if what they are doing complies with what the regulator has set out.
  • The green gold rush

    The green gold rush

    Since the federal government’s Cannabis Act was passed into law in October, which legalized the recreational use of cannabis, the gold rush of activity in the sector has only intensified.