Growing Your ‘Cannabusiness’: From Seeds to the Stock Exchange
Date: September 27, 2017 (9:00am-10:00am)
Informative discussion on how to take your ‘cannabusiness’ from seeds to the stock exchange
On September 27, 2017 from 9:00am – 10:00am learn about operating a cannabis related business. The discussion panel will cover important topics such as the legal framework of operating a Canada legal cannabis business.
The federal government’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana in Canada will ignite the booming legal cannabis industry. Currently based solely on medicinal use, legalizing recreational cannabis will create new opportunities for business owners, investors and shareholders. However, a strict legal framework will make this industry a regulatory maze. Those looking to capitalize on the legalization of marijuana must be fully prepared.
The nature of the product and immaturity of the market will influence financing and listing decisions, patentability and IP protection, licensing requirements and much more.
Join our panel of leading legal experts for an informative discussion on how to take your ‘cannabusiness’ from seeds to the stock exchange and avoid getting caught in a pipe dream.
Topics to include:
- Stock option plans
- Directors’ liability
- Financing the business
- Creating the legal infrastructure for growth
- Patentability of seeds, plants, dosage forms, drug products, and delivery methods
- Where patent protection can/should be pursued and general discussion of costs
CPD for Lawyers: 1 Substantive Hour
With over 30 years of experience as a corporate and securities lawyer, Margaret provides reliable and incisive advice clients can use with confidence.
Kimberly is a leading voice in the patent agent community.
In dealing with a wide variety of labour and employment issues, Fiona takes great care in understanding her clients’ businesses and delivering advice that is tailored to meeting their specific needs.
Erica’s aptitude for grasping the technicalities of emerging innovations helps her draft strong patent applications for her clients, strategically positioning them to launch their products into the marketplace.