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Yasamin Parsafar is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office and is Lead Associate of the firm’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency team.

Patentees and inventors of cannabis compounds may be happy to learn a district court in Colorado recently held that, based on the record before it, U.S. Patent No. 9,730,911, entitled “Cannabis extracts and methods of preparing and using same,” is not directed to unpatentable natural phenomena. United Cannabis Corporation v. Pure Hemp Collective Inc., No. 1-18-cv-01922 (Apr. 17, 2019, Order) (William J. Martinez).
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