Information that has actual or potential independent economic value by virtue of not being generally known, and has value to others who cannot legitimately obtain the information, and is subject to reasonable efforts to maintain its secrecy. Trade secrets are used prevalently in the cannabis industry, especially with the relative lack of availability of formal
Samples of cannabis goods sent to licensees or their employees for the purpose of generating additional business.
Trademarks and Service Marks
Words, names, symbols, or devices that are used in commerce to identify and distinguish goods or services. Trademark registrations are issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and state agencies, though the USPTO restricts access to trademark registrations for cannabis due to its current federal illegality.
Track and Trace
Program for tracking and reporting the movement of cannabis and cannabis goods through all stages of the supply chain.