COLORADO BREWERIES CAN DELIVER BEER

COLORADO BREWERIES CAN DELIVER BEER

Breweries and other businesses are currently under quarantine restrictions related to the outbreak of COVID-19. Breweries in Colorado can sell beer to go but cannot have on-site consumption. Because on-site consumption represents such a significant revenue stream for most breweries, everyone is looking for ways to stay afloat. One brand new possibility for Colorado Breweries is home delivery. On Friday, Governor Jerad Polis issued an executive order temporarily allowing breweries with a wholesale license to deliver beer directly to consumers. That order also permits restaurants to deliver...

What You Need to Know about Legally Identical Trademarks

What You Need to Know about Legally Identical Trademarks

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) recently decided In re Trilliant Food and Nutrition, LLC, 2017 WL 3102593. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of theUnited States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference, and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.

Are Incontestable To Trademarks Contestable?

Are Incontestable To Trademarks Contestable?

REQUEST A CONSULTATION A long-running trademark dispute between the City of Portland and a craft brewery within that city, Old Town Brewery, is over, according to an announcement by the Oregon Brewers Guild. Old Town Brewery, the owner of a registered federal trademarksince 2012, had been defending its registration against the City of Portland for two years. The fight has been over the city’s application for a trademark that includes a leaping stag. Old Town received a federal registration for the stag for selling beer in 2012 and was recently granted incontestability.

Are Incontestable Trademarks Contestable?

Are Incontestable Trademarks Contestable?

A long-running trademark dispute between the City of Portland and a craft brewery within that city, Old Town Brewery, is over, according to an announcement by the Oregon Brewers Guild. Old Town Brewery, the owner of aregistered federal trademarksince 2012, had been defending its registration against the City of Portland for two years. The fight has been over the city’s application for a trademark that includes a leaping stag. Old Town received a federal registration for the stag for selling beer in 2012 and was recently granted incontestability.

Can the New Tax Bill Actually Affect To Your Beer Choices?

Can the New Tax Bill Actually Affect To Your Beer Choices?

The new tax reform bill will affect yourbreweryin a good way. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included the Craft Beer Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA), which brings relief to breweries on several levels. The first and most immediate relief is financial: a reduction in federal excise taxes.

What You Need to Know About Deceptively Misdescriptive Trademarks

What You Need to Know About Deceptively Misdescriptive Trademarks

TheTrademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) recently decided the case of Gruma, S.A.B. de C.V. and Azteca Milling, L.P. v Instamasa Sociedad Anonima, 2017 WL 3102595. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.

Trademark Settlement Agreements

Trademark Settlement Agreements

Recently, theTrademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decided the case of Mylan Inc. v. Medikit, LLC, 2017 WL 3102600. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.

About the Denial of a Similar Trademark

About the Denial of a Similar Trademark

TheTrademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) recently decided a case called Pan American Properties, Corp., 2017 WL 3102585. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.

Trademark Likelihood of Confusion

Trademark Likelihood of Confusion

This blog concerns the case of Ironclad Performance Wear Corp., 2017 WL 3102591. TheTrademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)decided this case. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of theUnited States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference, and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.

The du Pont Factors & Trademark Law

The du Pont Factors & Trademark Law

TheTrademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decided the case of In re Sansa Corporation (Barbados) Inc., 2017 WL 3102589. The TTAB is an administrative board that deals with issues arising out of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The TTAB oversees opposition, cancellation, interference, and concurrent use hearings. The TTAB also hears appeals for trademark application rejections from USPTO Trademark Examining Attorneys.