Cannabis Cases To Watch In 2020 – Law360

Law360 (January 1, 2020, 12:04 PM EST) — As the cannabis industry has solidified its place in the country’s economy over the last year, it also has solidified its presence in the courts.

2019 saw many marijuana and CBD companies face their first federal lawsuits, filed by shareholders, business partners and customers. The year was also rife with first-of-its-kind litigation, as more and more cannabis companies began utilizing the courts like more mainstream businesses.

Jihee Ahn, an attorney focused on cannabis intellectual property at Harris Bricken, told Law360 that 2019 was a big year for litigation in cannabis patents and trademarks. How those suits play out is a sign…