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Rock Art Brewery’s trademark battle with Monster Energy Drink maker, Hansen’s Beverage leads to pursuit of reform in trademark law.

You might remember the story about Rock Art Brewing of Vermont being bullied by Hansen Energy over their beer named Vermonster. Hansen initially argued that this barleywine could somehow create confusion with their Monster energy drink in a can. After a huge outcry of support for Rock Art by the craft beer community, Hansen Energy backed down. Here’s a new video explaining how this incident may open the door to the reformation of trademark law. (Mind the 80’s hairdos)

As a side note: we strongly recommend Rock Art forgo naming an amber ale Toro Rojo.

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