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Minnesota’s Newest State Agency – the Office of Cannabis Management

This is the first post of many to analyze Minnesota’s recreational adult use cannabis legislation. Authors: David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Peter G. Economou We are within days of adult recreational cannabis officially becoming a law here in the North Star State.[1] Competing bills have woven their way through dozens of committees in both ...

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5 Things to Consider as the Minnesota Legislature Decides the Future of Cannabis

With the Minnesota House passing its version of an adult-use cannabis bill this week, and the Minnesota Senate scheduled to debate—and potentially vote on—its own bill, here are 5 things to keep your eye on. 1. Differences are Narrowing.  In their original forms, the House and Senate bills were dramatically different, with some describing the ...


Medical Device & Manufacturing (MD&M) 2021 Conference

Michael Olsen, Brian Pollack and Nadeem Schwen will participate in a panel discussion, “Keep it SaaSy: Protecting Key Innovations in the Software as a Medical Device World” on November 4 at the MD&M Minneapolis Conference. MD&M is part of the Midwest’s largest annual design and manufacturing event which brings MD&M together with ATX, Design & ...

November 3-4, 2021


Law School for the CFO

Shareholders Michael Olsen, Mark Pihart and Nadeem Schwen will present an informative session on the legal topics today that directly affect the health of your business.


Wednesday, April 15, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Mastering U.S. Trademark Registration Practice

A comprehensive and insightful review of the federal trademark registration process

Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall # 370
3rd Floor, City Center
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)

Opt-Out Protection for Registered Trademarks in New Domain Space

Deadline to file for opt-out protection for a new top level domain is Oct. 28, 2011.


IP Attorney Michael T. Olsen Shares Best Practices for Maximizing IP Assets

Michael answers questions about dormant technology, ownership issues and non-disclosure agreements.

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