Cannabis Co. faces IP Skittles combination

By Katryna Perera (Nov. 18, 2021, 9:02 p.m. EST) – A cannabis company that was sued by candy maker Skittles for trademark infringement faces lawsuit, an Illinois federal judge said on Wednesday after discovering that cannabis the company’s arguments for the dismissal fell flat.

In its July petition, Terphogz LLC argued that the court should either dismiss the lawsuit filed by Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. or move it to the Northern California District, where the cannabis company’s headquarters are located. Terphogz said California, “where almost all of the alleged infringement and dilution has occurred,” has a greater interest in the case than Illinois.

Terphogz, a cannabis company located …

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