2nd Circ. Won't Bar Festival Co. From Selling 'Woodstock' Pot

By Diana Novak Jones (February 26, 2021, 10:00 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit ruled Friday it won't block the company behind the iconic Woodstock music festival from selling marijuana products, shutting down a challenge from a rival company that claimed it owned the rights to Woodstock-branded pot.

The three-judge appellate panel upheld a district court judge's decision denying a bid by Woodstock Roots, a company that sells rolling papers and other smoking materials, for an injunction barring festival owner Woodstock Ventures from selling Woodstock-branded pot products.

The district court judge determined that Woodstock Roots wasn't likely to win its claim that Woodstock Ventures' products infringed on Roots' trademark rights to Woodstock-branded...

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