Kevin H. Fortin is Counsel to Hoban Law Group. He is a Patent Attorney licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His practice is limited exclusively to patent matters before the USPTO. He has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a JD from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is a member of the California State Bar. He has been involved in the Colorado Cannabis industry since 2008 after spending 13 years practicing law in Silicon Valley. Mr. Fortin has been involved in numerous contract negotiations and patent licensing deals. He has closed licensing deals worldwide. He has served in various capacities during nearly 25 years as a patent attorney, including senior associate in one of the largest patent law firms in the U.S., as senior licensing counsel in a multinational corporation, and owner of his private firm. Mr. Fortin has an avid interest in sustainable agriculture, nutrition, health, and organic food.