By Sam Reisman (August 9, 2022, 5:48 PM EDT) — The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently told the Federal Circuit to reject an appeal by a CBD beverage maker to register a trademark for its product, saying the product was illegal under federal law.
In a brief filed Monday, the USPTO said Joy Tea, the appellant seeking review of the office’s decision, did not have a bona fide intent to use its “For Joy” mark in legal trade, as the sale of CBD edibles still remains. federally illegal.
“If the trade in CBD beverages becomes legal under federal law, Joy Tea may apply to register the ‘For Joy’…
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