After eight years of banishment from NASCAR due to unpaid fines, race car driver Carl Long was poised to make his triumphant return to the sport at a race in Kansas on May 12, 2017, but that return was quickly overshadowed after news emerged that NASCAR had forced Long to remove a decal from his car that was advertising a marijuana company.
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One of the drawbacks of owning a legal marijuana business in the state of California is the fact that you cannot trademark the logo, name or even products associated with your business; however, if one California lawmaker gets his way, that will soon change.
A U.S. District Court has ruled that Iowa State University cannot use trademark policy to prevent students from using ISU logos on t-shirts that contain marijuana leaves.
MJINews recently investigated The Bulldog to find out what it takes to build a global brand and a successful growth model in the cannabis industry.
A powerful brand should have very high awareness among the target customer base who recognize your brand and know what you have to offer them versus the alternative.
A National Football League team is demanding that another group change its logo, claiming that the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (better known as NORML) logo, which basically looks just like the Steelers logo with the throwing-star things swapped out for marijuana leaves.
As the legalized marijuana industry booms, entrepreneurs are becoming increasingly mindful of the need to protect intellectual property and brands. The fact that cannabis is a Schedule I substance, however, complicates the situation and calls for some creative solutions.
PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., May 26, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — With the growing acceptance and legalization of cannabis use and sales in the United States, consumers are often left guessing about the products and accessories that are necessary for proper, healthy, and safe use of medicinal and recreational cannabis.
If an established brand has protected itself with registered trademarks, what are the repercussions for a marijuana edibles startup that attempts to gain instant market recognition by mimicking an established trade name, logo or package design?