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The USPTO Issues First Hemp Plant Variety Patent; Expect More to Come

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The first U.S. plant patent has been issued on a variety of hemp, which is by federal law a cannabis plant with less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol. See my piece, “The USPTO Issues First Hemp Plant Variety Patent; Expect More to Come,” on our cannabis law blog, Legally Grown, to read more.

Please contact me at jrmajor@norris-law.com if you have any questions about this post, the patentability of cannabis-related material, or any other related matters.