Attorney Jonathan Wachs Speaks at Women Grow Event on How Cannabusinesses Can Protect Their Intellectual Property

For Immediate Release
women grow logoBaltimore, MD | August 8, 2016 Jonathan Wachs spoke at the August Women Grow Baltimore Networking Event on How Cannabusinesses Can Protect Their Intellectual Property. Women Grow was created in 2014 to educate and connect cannabis industry leaders through programs and events held nationwide. The organization strives to empower women in the cannabis industry and provide connections and resources to business owners and entrepreneurs looking to enter this brand new industry. At the event, Mr. Wachs discussed strategies for protecting intellectual property related to the cannabis industry and the best approaches to protecting business assets under current laws and policies. As Co-Founder of the Cannabis Practice Group as well as Chair of Offit Kurman’s Intellectual Property Group, Jonathan Wachs is well versed in the new and developing field of cannabis law. Offit Kurman’s Cannabis Practice provides legal services, networking and educational opportunities for cannabusiness owners and entrepreneurs.



Jonathan R. Wachs

Jonathan Wachs provides strategic counseling and operational advice to clients in the areas of intellectual property, commercial transactions and outsourced legal departments. As head of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, Mr. Wachs works closely with clients to develop, register, analyze, enforce, and transfer intellectual property assets in a customized, cost-efficient, and highly effective manner. Additionally, he conducts intellectual property audits through which clients learn the nature and value of their intellectual property assets and the steps needed to protect such assets from misappropriation or dilution. As a business lawyer, he has successfully negotiated and completed several multimillion dollar business transactions and has served as general counsel to several small and midsize businesses and organizations in various industries and professions. He is also the facilitator of the Medical Cannabis Affinity Group, which meets each month in Offit Kurman’s Baltimore, Maryland office.



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