CannaGather is the largest cannabis industry community in New York. Join us for a lecture style event with amazing speakers plus a great networking community. No cannabis consumption is allowed at our events, due to New York State law...we hope this will change!
Kieran Doyle will identify the unique challenges cannabis brand owners confront protecting their brands and will identify 5 solutions.Kieran litigates trademark, copyright and product labeling matters in federal and state courts and counsels clients regarding trademark clearance, registration, prosecution, licensing and protection. He also represents brand owners before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Kieran's clients include fashion, footwear, hair care and skin care companies, publishers, professional sports marketing and merchandising companies, restaurants, food and beverage manufacturers as well as businesses in the burgeoning medical and adult-use marijuana industries. Among others he has represented Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., QVC, Inc., HIGH TIMES and MedMen.
Kieran has been named to WTR 1000's World Leading Trademark Professionals in 2016 and 2017 for his work in the cannabis industry and has been named one of New York's "Super Lawyers" in Intellectual Property Law since 2014.
Roger Volodarsky, a Coney Island native, started off as a cannabis user who wasn’t satisfied with with the hardware options available. Like most entrepreneurs, he saw this void as opportunity, and created the products that he wish existed. Roger not only acts as an agile CEO, but also leads product development on the most intuitive and innovative hardware in the cannabis industry.
Puffco is an independent cannabis consumption innovation company, born from converging the disciplines of design, technology and engineering. We design all our products in-house in Brooklyn, New York. We're also the most awarded hardware company in cannabis.
Nuravine is in development of a transformational approach to adding nutrients to hydroponics systems with real time feedback to optimize plant growth. The founders Alex and Adrian are currently being sponsored by The National Science Foundation to do advanced research into developing their agricultural system. They are looking for farmers to interview who are interested in cutting edge growing methods and would want their voice to be heard as part of the development of this technology.
Roger Photo Credit: Eduardo Whittington