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Humulus Lupulus Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Real Ale Brewing Company v. Fireman's Brew, Inc.

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Case overview

Case Number:

1:16-cv-00963

Court:

Texas Western

Nature of Suit:

840(Trademark)

15:1125 Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act)

Judge:

Sam Sparks

Firms

  1. November 18, 2016

    Texas Craft Brewer Blocks Calif. Rival's Use Of 'Fireman' Mark

    Texas craft brewer Real Ale, which makes the popular blonde ale “Fireman’s No. 4,” has convinced California-based Fireman’s Brew Inc. to stop using the Fireman’s mark to sell beer in Texas, as part of a settlement entered Thursday ending a trademark infringement suit in Texas federal court.

  2. September 22, 2016

    Beer Battles: A Summer Full Of Craft Brew Trademark Fights

    You’re not imagining it: This summer has seen a spike in new trademark disputes between craft brewers, as a growing number of breweries clash over a finite number of interesting names. In case you weren't following along, here’s a quick recap.

  3. August 12, 2016

    Texas Brewer Serves Up Infringement Suit Over Fireman Marks

    Real Ale Brewing Co., the Texas-based maker of a popular blonde ale called Fireman's No. 4, filed suit in Texas federal court Thursday alleging California beer maker Fireman's Brew has infringed its trademarks by marketing and selling its beer in the Lone Star state.