Alison Malsbury, 律师

 
Alison Malsbury

Alison侧重于公司法与知识产权的交易,主要服务我们的大麻、食品及酒类的客户。她曾协助客户处理有关合同、公司设立、知识产权保护和监管合规方面的事宜,也喜欢与处于不同发展阶段的创意企业合作。

在加入Harris Bricken以前,Alison曾与全球最大的软件公司之一的内部法律团队共事,在硅谷处理了大量有关商标法和技术许可的法律事务。

Alison以优等成绩毕业自圣塔克拉拉大学法学院(Santa Clara University School of Law)。在该校就读时,曾任《圣塔克拉拉国际法期刊》技术编辑。她荣获过不少知识产权的奖项,包括“高科技卓越奖"和“威金专利类卓越学术奖"。

身为西雅图人的Alison,喜欢几乎一切户外活动,如骑自行车、滑雪、冲浪等。她经常与她领养的猫Floyd和她的狗Wiley消磨时光。

More About Alison

Speaking Engagements

Analytical Cannabis EXPO 2019” Analytical Cannabis EXPO, April 1, 2019.

2019 Business Law Section Spring Meeting,” American Bar Association, March 28, 2019.

NIA-West Fall meeting,” NIA-West, December 4, 2019.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Southern California,” The Seminar Group, March 29, 2018.

“The State of Cannabis Regulation in California and Napa County,” Napa Valley Leadership Council, February 16, 2018.

Getting High-ly Educated: A Discussion on the Obstacles of Obtaining and Enforcing IP Rights in the Marijuana Industry,” American University Intellectual Property Brief 5th Annual Symposium, February 23, 2018.

Ending on a High Note: What Appraisers Need to Know about Cannabis,” Appraisal Institute 2017 Annual Spring Conference, Modesto, CA, March 6, 2017.

“Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Washington State,” The Seminar Group, Seattle, WA, November 29-30, 2016.

“Marijuana and IP Law,” Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property Law Society, Chicago, IL, November 9, 2016.

IM50 Pharma Industry Breakout: Marijuana and the Law: Branding, Marketing and Regulatory Issues,” International Trademark Association, Orlando, FL, May 23, 2016.

CBA Commercial Real Estate Forum,” Commercial Brokers Association, Bellevue, WA, May 10, 2016.

Co-chair, “Medical and Recreational Cannabis CLE,” The Seminar Group, Seattle, WA, December 8-9, 2015.

“CLE Bootcamp,” The Seminar Group, Seattle, WA, December 2-3, 2015.

Medical Marijuana In Oregon,” The Seminar Group, Portland, OR, July 18, 2015.

Marijuana in Nevada,” The Seminar Group, Las Vegas, NV, July 17, 2015.

Co-Chair, “Marijuana in Northern California,” The Seminar Group, San Francisco, CA, May 12, 2015.

Marijuana in Alaska,” The Seminar Group, Anchorage, Alaska, May 1, 2015.

“Developing a Marijuana Law Practice,” Washington State Bar Association, Seattle, WA, December 19, 2014.

“Marijuana Law Update,” Seminar Group, Seattle, WA, December 2014.

“The Future of Recreational Marijuana in California,” Seminar Group, Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 2014.

Media Appearances

Future Weed: Formulations, Patents and Where Cannabis Is Going Next,” Rolling Stone, January 20, 2019

Why Kim Kardashian’s Favorite Hair Care Company Cancelled Its Line of CBD Products,” Reason, August 27, 2018.

Critical do’s and don’ts for marijuana licensing agreements,” Marijuana Business Daily, June 20, 2018

California Rules May Make Weed Shippers Report Themselves to the Feds,” Wired, May 13, 2018.

“World’s largest marijuana economy about to kick off,” FOX KTUV, December 2, 2017

California Awaits Direction on Transporting Marijuana,” Trucks.com, October 09, 2017.

With recreational pot legal, no burning rush to start sales in California,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 26, 2017.

Cannabis at a Crossroads: a KQED Newsroom Special,” KQED News, September 1, 2017.

New lawsuit could de-haze cannabis trademark law,seattlepi.com, February 2, 2017.

Bogus Bongs or Bogus Lawsuits? Pipe Maker Sues Over Fakes,” ABC News, January 21, 2017.

Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana,” Los Angeles Times, January 7, 2017.

“Rebranding the World’s Largest Cannabis Dispensary, Harborside Health Center,” The Leaf Online, October 5, 2016.

“How Growers Are Addressing Marijuana’s Environmental Problem,” The Huffington Post, September 7, 2016.

Special Report: Can L.A.’s Outlaw Delivery Services Survive Long Enough to Become Legal?,” Leafly, June 21, 2016.

‘Just Add Weed’: How Brand Licensing Allows Cannabis Companies to Expand Across State Lines,” Leafly, March 1, 2016.

Marley Natural Launch Ushers in the Era of Celebrity Cannabis. Is it the Best Way to Market Marijuana?,” International Business Times, February 5, 2016.

Pot lawsuit targets new regulations,” The San Diego Union-Tribune, November 2, 2015.

A first for the marijuana industry: A product liability lawsuit,” Los Angeles Times, October 8, 2015.

Marijuana Pesticide Flap Brings Consumer Lawsuit in Colorado,” ABC News, October 5, 2015.

Published Articles

Legal columnist for Culture Magazine.

Cannabis Franchising vs. Trademark Licensing: Get It Right Or Face The Consequences,” Continuing Education of the Bar of California, May 5, 2016.

Recognition/Honors

National Law Journal Trailblazers Award

高科技卓越奖

威金专利类卓越学术奖

白帽协会荣誉会员

《圣塔克拉拉国际法期刊》第 11 期技术编辑(2012-2013)

《圣塔克拉拉国际法期刊》第 10 期准会员(2011-2012)

Memberships

San Francisco Bar Association

美国律师协会(American Bar Association)

华盛顿州金县律师协会(King County Bar Association)

Practice Areas

Education

  • 圣塔克拉拉大学法学院优等法律博士(2013)
  • 西雅图大学极优等文学士(2009)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • San Francisco
  • 加州
  • 华盛顿州
  • 美国地区法院华盛顿州西区
  • 美国地区法院俄克拉荷马州西区
  • 美国地区法院德克萨斯州东区