Paul Coble

Paul is an intellectual property attorney and software startup founder with a deep background in cannabis science and technology. He has managed international trademark portfolios, crafted complex licensing agreements, and shepherded all types of IP throughout their lifecycles, from conception to commercialization to enforcement. Paul’s varied technical background also allows him to work closely with product and engineering teams to design around patented technology. Paul also has extensive courtroom experience, litigating complex intellectual property cases across the country.

cannabis patent valuation

Unique Challenges in Cannabis Patent Valuation

Patents are increasingly a significant proportion of a cannabis company’s claimed valuation. As cannabis companies identify ways to differentiate their business from competitors, patents play an important role in ensuring that competitors cannot duplicate their products or processes.   Patents are often used to insulate products from direct competition by building temporary barriers to prevent competitors