Biography/Memoir

Patents for psychedelics…

…nearly every day, another psychedelics company announces its work in securing patents for the intellectual property represented by the product they developed… a quick search of the USPTO site shows that there are currently hundreds of patents related to LSD and Psilocybin products and formulations.

Psilocybin (U.S. Patent No. 3,183,172, “Obtaining Psilocybin and Psilocin from Fungal Material,”) was issued to Sandoz, Ltd. on May 11, 1965. And U.S. Patent No. 3,192,111 “Method of Inducing Therapeutic Tranquilization with Psilocybin and Psilocin,” was also issued to Sandoz, Ltd. June 29, 1965. Psilocybin was first synthesized by Sandoz in 1958, U.S. Pat. No. 3,075,992, and patented on January 29,1963.

Original Article (Cannabis Investor):
Patents for psychedelics: “we have the potential to all be winners if we do this right”
Artwork Fair Use: Tony Hisgett