Hard Cider Maker Can’t Whine About Trademark Opposition

In this episode of The Briefing, Weintraub Tobin IP attorneys Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a recent decision by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board involving winemaker Delicato Vineyards and a hard cider maker from Virginia. Delicato Vineyards, which owns the trademark GNARLEY HEAD for wine opposed the registration of GNARLED ORCHARD for hard cider.