The Delicate Web of the Pot-tent Gap — An Overview of the First Hemp Plant Patent

In the patent world, it is common knowledge that products of nature are not eligible for patent protection. Yet, patents for natural things do exist. In an ever-changing field to protect ingenuity and “inventor-ship,” the rules have changed. Combined with the questionable legality of cannabis, it was laughable for any cannabis-related plant matter to be considered for patent protection… until now. Using a combination of the 2018 Farm Bill and a judicious breeding process, the Stanley brothers of CWB Holdings, Inc., have secured the first…
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