More trademark nonsense. I guess you could also just go to the UN for help. Ahem.
From Westword. For related posts, see:
- Budweiser trademark dispute (see also Chip Wood, A Bully-Boy Beer Brewer, Straight Talk (Oct. 16, 2007))
- 9th Circuit Appeals Court Says Its Ok To Criticize Trademarks After All, Against Monopoly (Sept. 26, 2007)
- Kinsella, Trademarks and Free Speech, Mises Blog (Aug. 8, 2007)
- idem, Beemer must be next… (BMW, Trademarks, and the letter “M”), Mises Blog (Mar. 20, 2007)
- idem, Hypocritical Apple (Trademark), Mises Blog (Jan. 11, 2007)
- ECJ: “Parmesian” Infringes PDO for “Parmigiano Reggiano,” I/P Updates (Feb. 27, 2008)
- Mike Masnick, Engadget Mobile Threatened For Using T-Mobile’s Trademarked Magenta, Techdirt (Mar. 31, 2008)
By Jonathan Shikes Thu., Feb. 21 2013 at 9:52 AMCategories: Beer Man
Add Renegade Brewing to the list of Colorado breweries who have had to change the name of one of their beers in response to a legal threat from another beer maker. (This story has been updated below.)
The company’s flagship brew, Ryeteous Rye IPA is now called — wait for it — Redacted Rye India Pale Ale, and a line has been drawn on the label through its previous name.