The Maryland Medical Cannabis Legislative Report on Hemp-Derived Non-Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Products

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | January 11, 2023

Background Information The 2018 Farm Bill defined hemp as the Cannabis sativa L. plant that contains less than 0.3% delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol…

Friday Factoid Quiz: July-Related Intellectual Property

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | July 22, 2022

While we celebrate the birth of our country each July, in this month we also can celebrate these noteworthy marks,…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Eco-Friendly Brands

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | July 15, 2022

Many consumers gravitate to brands that protect the environment. While many companies merely pay lip service to eco-friendly causes and…

Big Changes May Be Coming to Maryland’s Cannabis Program

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | July 15, 2022

Presently, Maryland’s cannabis program permits the sale of medical cannabis to patients. However, a referendum on the ballot this November…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Trademarks of the NFL Elite

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | July 8, 2022

Baltimore Ravens’ QB Lamar Jackson recently made the news by filing a trademark application with the USPTO to register YOU…

Friday Factoid Quiz: Notable Anniversaries

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | July 1, 2022

Happy Anniversary to Friday Factoids®!!!! This summer marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of this series. To mark the occasion, test your knowledge of these anniversaries celebrating several famous brands and creative works.

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Issues Updated Guidance Regarding The Production And Sale Of Edible Cannabis Products

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | June 2, 2021

On May 6, 2021, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (“MMCC”) issued Bulletin 2021–006 providing revised rules and requirements for the…

Non-Fungible Tokens: Opportunities and Concerns Regarding Authenticity

By Jon Wachs, Esq. | May 21, 2021

Our recent blog posts about non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) describe NFTs, identify what buyers obtain when they purchase NFTs and discuss…

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Washington College of Law, The American University, 1995
  • B.A. (with Departmental Honors), The University of Pennsylvania, 1991
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  • District of Columbia
  • Connecticut

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  • Mentor for the Towson University Incubator
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  • Past President of Board of Directors of Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland Inc.

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"The Maryland Medical Cannabis Legislative Report on Hemp-Derived Non-Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Products"

Background Information The 2018 Farm Bill defined hemp as the Cannabis sativa L. plant that contains less than 0.3% delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol…

"Friday Factoid Quiz: July-Related Intellectual Property"

While we celebrate the birth of our country each July, in this month we also can celebrate these noteworthy marks,…

"Friday Factoid Quiz: Eco-Friendly Brands"

Many consumers gravitate to brands that protect the environment. While many companies merely pay lip service to eco-friendly causes and…

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Talkin’ Turkey About The U.S. Trademark Office’s Plans to Gobble Up More of the Pie

With our Thanksgiving holiday approaching, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has just issued a much-anticipated final rule…

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