Jelly Belly, the manufacturer of popular candy (especially its famous jelly beans), holds a federally registered trademark on the phrase "The Original Gourmet Jelly Bean" (as well as other related phrases). Original Gourmet Food Company produces and markets a variety of food items. This article reviews a trademark opposition brought by Jelly Belly against Original Gourmet. Jelly Belly is trying to prevent Original Gourmet from using its name on candy products. The article analyzes the merits of Jelly Belly's claims, and attempts to discern how the parties' conflict will resolve.
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Will the Real Original Gourmet Please Stand up? Trademark Ownership Showdown