Connecticut State Licensing: Cultivating an Industry in the Land of Steady Habits. Learn about pending litigation against the state due to the licensing and lottery system and the program’s apparent failure to meet social equity goals.
In this session speakers will join Belle Borovik, Horst Counsel/Associate General Counsel and Head of IP at Chia Network Inc., to share their knowledge and understanding of Web 3.0, including: addressing issues central to blockchain and cryptocurrency, such as securities implications around tokenization and fiat; providing an overview of IP issues related to the Metaverse and NFTs; and discussing clients' need for ongoing support with the same old issues in this new disruptive space.
From patents and plant breeder’s rights, to trademarks and trade secrets, participants will learn how to approach the evolving practice of cannabis IP across several illustrative jurisdictions including Germany, Canada and the United States.
A practical guide on pointers and pitfalls in crafting ADR clauses in contracts to save your clients time and money. The panel will discuss everything from choice of law, venue selection, arbitrator qualifications, "cooling off" and mediation requirements, discovery provisions and appellate options.
Learn about the licensing considerations, continuing obligations, and risk related to physical security in the cannabis industry, from mapping your business to liaising with law enforcement, and from environmental and procedural security to best practices in security employee training, join us to go through the intricacies of security in the cannabis industry.
In this session, hear from attorneys who are actively working on applications in the Garden State and with clients who are investing in New Jersey or otherwise gearing up for future submissions. Learn about unique-to-New Jersey license types, such as the “Conditional License,” enabling prospective operators to apply for a license without site control (subject to income restrictions), the “Micro-license,” a 2500 square foot facility for which there are no caps (subject to residency requirements), priorities in licensing, and creative opportunities to participate in the market distinct from ownership (via “Financial Source Agreement” or “Management Services Agreement”). Also learn about how the regulatory process is unfolding and how administrative delays are impacting the licensing process and accompanying operational timelines and legal transactions.