Gorilla Glue Case Shows Cannabis IP Is Not Sticking
By Thomas McMahon and Lauren EstevezOctober 12, 2017, 12:59 PM EDT
Law360, New York (October 12, 2017, 12:59 PM EDT) -- Just last week, Gorilla Glue Co., the adhesives company, and GG Strains, the cannabis company, reached a settlement in their trademark dispute. This is the latest in a string of cannabis IP settlements that show there is marketplace precedent, but — as yet — no reliable legal precedent for cannabis brands registering and enforcing their own trademarks.
This past March, Gorilla Glue Co. filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit against GG Strains in the Southern District of Ohio (Case No. 1:2017cv00193). In it, Gorilla Glue Co....