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CCIA IP Committee Education Event

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (2:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (PDT)


Are you having issues marketing? Concerned with protecting your product from counterfeiting? Simply curious about the future of cannabis R&D? Come out to the CCIA IP Committee’s education event on July 10th! Hosted at the Zuber Lawler offices (350 S Grand Ave 32nd floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071), “Navigating the Tricky World of Cannabis IP” will feature discussions with top industry leaders, legal experts, and regulators as we delve into the many pressing issues and hot topics around cannabis branding and intellectual property. Full programming is as follows:

2:00- 3:00PM: “Branding and Packaging”, moderated by the Hybrid Creative’s Zack Darling, featuring: 

  • Jonathan Forstot, CMO, Jetty Extracts 

  • Mary Shapiro, Attorney, Evoke Law

  • And more! 

3:00- 4:00PM: “Counterfeiting”, moderated by Evoke Law’s Nicole Syzdek, featuring: 

  • Tom Zuber, Managing Partner, Zuber Lawler

  • Wesley Hein, Head of Compliance and Public Affairs, Mammoth Distribution

  • Alex Freedman, General Counsel, LA Department of Cannabis Regulation 

4:00- 5:00PM: “Patenting Strains, plant rights, and appellations”, moderated by CCIA Board Member Dr. Reggie Gaudino, President of Steep Hill Labs, featuring: 

  • Ken Estes, Founder and patent holder of Granddaddy Purp

  • Kristin Nevedal, Executive Director, International Cannabis Farmers Association 

  • And more! 

And be sure to stick around after for a cocktail networking reception from 5:00-7:00.

Interested in Sponsorship? Please check out the Sponsorship Deck or contact Justin McCarthy, CCIA Membership Director at

350 S Grand Ave 32nd floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (2:00 PM - 7:00 PM) (PDT)

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