Trademarks and Selling Pot - Lessons from Bob Marley to Willie Nelson

On April 20, famed singer Willie Nelson joined a growing number of celebrities when he hopped on the marijuana endorsement bandwagon. Nelson announced he is launching Willie’s Reserve, his personal brand of pot featuring “high-quality strains of marijuana.” Celebrity “endorsements” aren’t limited to the living, and in the cannabis marketplace, even Willie is no match for the late Bob Marley.

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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas.  He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.  Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.

 

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