Medicinal cannabis could lead to new treatments for a wide range of illnesses and diseases.
Not so long ago cannabis was something that could put you in jail.
Now it is being viewed as a potential new clinical treatment for chronic pain and afflictions like cancer or even insomnia.
The founders of Zelda Therapeutics saw the potential for medicinal cannabis, establishing the company in 2015 to bring a scientific focus to the plant and build up a valuable portfolio of intellectual property.
To do so they have had to navigate a landscape of early patents filed around the world by entrepreneurs that do not reflect a rigorous scientific approach to developing medicinal cannabis.
This is one of the areas where Griffith Hack is working with Zelda – developing an IP strategy that takes into account the existing patent landscape and identifying deficiencies in what already exists and where Zelda can focus