WIPR reports…

Two rival medical cannabis companies have both had their trademarks invalidated at the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in a dispute over marks covering products containing cannabidiol (CBD).

The decision was handed down in a consolidated hearing on February 25.

CBD Wellness sought an invalidation of the mark ‘Canabidol’, registered by a competitor with the same name. In turn, Canabidol held that CBD Wellness should not be allowed to trademark ‘Canidol’ under the law of ‘passing off’.

Read more at    https://www.worldipreview.com/news/cbd-companies-face-dual-tm-loss-at-ukipo-21093

 

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