China is cornering the cannabis patent market – WRITTEN BY Heather Timmons


«China is cornering the cannabis patent market»

WRITTEN BY  Heather Timmons

«More than half of the over 600 cannabis-related patents registered with the United Nations’ global intellectual property agency belong to Chinese companies […]

The UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization [WIPO] collects patents from 186 member states that are globally enforceable and organizes them in a searchable database called Patentscope […]»

http://qz.com/163726/china-is-cornering-the-cannabis-patent-market/

*Some examples found at Patentscope:

20140221469 — PHYTOCANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER

20140107192 — CANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN

2727626 — Use of one or a combination of phyto-cannabinoids in the treatment of epilepsy

20120225136 — Inhibition of Tumour Cell Migration

08445034 — Systems and methods for producing organic cannabis tincture

2768493 — PHYTOCANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF BREAST CANCER

WO/2013/005017 — CANNABINOIDS FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES OR DISORDERS

US8337908 B2 — PLANT EXTRACT FROM LOW-THC CANNABIS FOR THE TREATMENT OF DISEASE

12/996,124 — USE OF CANNABINOIDS FOR TREATING GLIOMA
Notice of Allowance for U.S. Application Serial Number 12/996,124
[The subject patent specifically covers a method for treating glioma in a human using a combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) wherein the cannabinoids are in a ratio of from 1:1 to 1:20 (THC:CBD) with the intent to reduce cell viability, inhibit cell growth or reduce tumor volume. A Notice of Allowance is issued after the USPTO makes a determination that a patent can be granted from an application. The issued patent from this application will provide an exclusivity period until June 2029.]