Skittles maker Wrigley settles with cannabis company over trademark

¬†Wrigley, the maker of multi-colored fruit-flavored Skittles candies, has settled a lawsuit accusing a seller of cannabis-related merchandise of trademark infringement for marketing products under the “ZKITTLEZ” name.

Under a proposed permanent injunction filed on Monday in Chicago federal court, Terphogz LLC agreed not to use Skittles, Zkittlez or similar terms for cannabis-related sales.

Terphogz would stop using slogans such as “Taste the Z Train” and “Taste the Strain Bro,” which Wrigley found too similar to Skittles’ longtime slogan “Taste the Rainbow.”

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