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Isle company faces opposition by Swedish corporation


    “(Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP) are trademark bullies. They contact the (trademark holders) and snitch. They don’t care about the outcome. They make their money either way.”

    Owen O’Callaghan

    Pictured above with his Kaholo Coffee and a document for the U.S. patent appeal board


    Owen O’Callaghan of Hawaiian Happy Cakes is trying to register a trademark for Kaholo Coffee despite opposition from Absolut Co. Aktiebolag, a Swedish corporation that makes Kahlua coffee liqueur. Above, O’Callaghan on Monday with two of his products in his office.

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