Trademark News & Screw-ups This company ripped off a Native American tribe to sell beer. So the tribe fought back.

Interestingly, there are no live registered U.S. trademarks for LUMBEE, LUMBEE TRIBE, or HERITAGE, PRIDE & STRENGTH. The only registered trademark for the logo of LUMBEE TRIBE OF NORTH CAROLINA was cancelled in April of 2016 for failure to file the required Post-Registration Statement of Use. So the question is really, should these marks be treated as unregistered trademarks owned by the Lumbee Tribe?

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