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Case: Trademarks/Cancellation (D. Ariz.)

Nov. 19, 2019, 8:05 PM

Smoking products manufacturer BBK’s Tobacco and Foods LLP’s motion for judgment on the pleadings on its claims for trademark cancellation and refusal based on nonuse and fraud is granted in part and denied in part by a federal district court in Arizona. BBK holds registrations the mark “skunk” for cigarette products and, Skunk seeks to register the mark “skunk” in connection with several dozen types of smell-proof bags. The court denies BBK’s motion for judgment on the pleadings for its claims for full cancellation and refusal based on fraud. But because both parties agree that certain bags should be removed...

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