(pot)head of liability: Hershey’s sues marijuana candy producer

Here’s the story.  I’ve been waiting for this for years, ever since a NYT story that included similar illustrations.  As with e-cigarettes, an unregulated field full of small players tends to have a lot of playing fast and loose with all laws.  Take this quote from the story: “‘I think it’s just a simple market strategy – mimicking brands that are pre-existing,’ said Vivian McPeak who is the Executive Director of Seattle Hempfest.” Still, is anyone really likely to be confused?

Reefer’s Cup and Reese’s

HT Patricia Williams/The Trademark Blog.

This entry was posted in dilution, trademark. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s