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Harris Bricken’s commitment to exceptional work has made us a leading name in international law, IP and cannabis. Yet we are always seeking to further build our global connections and our dynamic team. We welcome the opportunity to talk with bold, innovative legal professionals who identify with our values and our vision.
Alison Malsbury is an attorney with Harris Bricken in San Francisco. She focuses her practice on corporate and intellectual property transactions, as well as regulatory compliance in emerging industries including technology, cannabis, new drug therpaies, and health and wellness. She assists clients with brand strategy and intellectual property protection, contracts, entity structuring and formation, and cannabis regulatory compliance in California and Washington. Alison has a strong and growing practice representing celebrities on their cannabis endorsement and investment deals and helping cosmetic and skincare companies navigate the complicated laws involving hemp and CBD.
Alison speaks regularly on the nuances of intellectual property in the cannabis industry and teaches Cannabis Law and Policy at Santa Clara University School of Law. She has been interviewed by major media outlets including the BBC, LA Times, International Business Times, Huffington Post, ABC News, and Rolling Stone, and writes regularly for Harris Bricken’s Canna Law Blog. Alison has appeared on San Francisco’s KQED to discuss the state of cannabis legalization in California, and has spoken at law schools and industry events about legal issues in the cannabis industry.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Trailblazer Award||National Law Journal||N/A|
|Excellence Award||High Tech||N/A|
|Award for Academic Excellence: Patents||Witkin||N/A|
|Attorney||Harris Bricken||2014 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|King County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|San Francisco Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Harris Bricken's Canna Law Blog||Canna Law Blog||2020|
|Santa Clara University School of Law||J.D.||N/A|
|Webinar||Multi-State Cannabis Operators||2020|
|Symposium on the Economics and Law of Cannabis Markets||The Economics and Incentives of Exclusive Intellectual Property Rights: Do Voids in Trademark and Patent Law Inhibit Participation and Innovation in Cannabis Markets?||2020|
|Marijuana Law||Marijuana Law: History & Practice||2020|
|CannaClub||The Legal Landscape of Cannabis in California||2020|
|AIPLA Annual Meeting||Trademark/Right of Publicity Session||2020|
|2019 Emerging Issues Conference||CBD & Cosmetics: Where Are We Headed?||2019|
|IP Law Society Symposium - Marijuana and IP Law||Trademarks and Intellectual Property||2016|
|International Trademark Association Annual Meeting||Pharmaceutical Marijuana Law - Branding, Marketing and Regulatory Issues||2016|
|Commercial Brokers Association Educational Forum||Landlord Concerns and Practice Tips in the Cannabis Industry||2016|
|Medical Marijuana in Nevada||Products Liability||2015|
|Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Northern California CLE||Real Estate Transactions and Intellectual Property||2015|
|Medical and Recreational Cannabis in Washington State||Products Liability||2015|
|Medical and Recreational Cannabis in Washington State||Intellectual Property||2015|
|Marijuana in Oregon||Trademark and Branding||2015|
|Marijuana in Alaska CLE||Products Liability||2015|
|CLE Bootcamp||Marijuana Law Update||2015|
|Medical and Recreational Marijuana in California CLE||The Future of Recreational Marijuana in California||2014|
|Marijuana Law CLE||Developing a Marijuana Law Practice||2014|
|CLE Bootcamp||Marijuana Law Update||2014|
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Thu Dec 03 2020
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