Hot Sauce v. Pot Sauce

On February 13, 2020, the U.S. District Court enjoined Sulaiman Waleed Rodriguez from using TAPATIO’s marks in selling its THC laced sauces.

The dispute began nearly a year ago on March 11, 2019, when Tapatio Foods sued for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and dilution arising from defendants sales of hot sauce laced with THC.

Tapatio’s trademark versus Defendants’ trademark.

After the filing an Amended Complaint in April 2019, the defendants defaulted, resulting in the Court entering judgment last week.