• Petitioning Shire City Herbals

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Shire City Herbals
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Revoke Fire Cider Trademark

    1. Traditions Not Trademark
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      Traditions Not Trademark

Fire Cider is a traditional name for a blend of herbs used by thousands of herbalists worldwide. The name was coined and copyrighted by Rosemary Gladstar in her books. Trademarking this name is like trademarking the word "pizza".

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    • Amanda Webb Knox JEMEZ PUEBLO, NM
      • about 7 hours ago

      I have been making Fire Cider since reading about it years ago, as published and demonstrated by Rosemary Gladstar. It is just not possible that the attorney hired by Shire City Herbals was not able to find a commonly held understanding and collective commons ownership of this name, nor is it possible to believe that with even just a minimal effort in research, that this attorney or the owners of Shire City Herbals would not have turned up references to references or herbal folklore that Rosemary Gladstar previously published.

      The name Fire Cider belongs to the people, not one company!

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    • Chelsea Wakstein CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
      • 1 day ago

      I LOVE FIRE CIDER AND WANT IT TO BE FREE!

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    • Peter Davis SPRINGVALE, ME
      • 3 days ago

      I can live with corporate prostitution of a product that they actually create. But to try to usurp a folk remedy is despicable. Keep fire cider free!

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    • Nancy Sturmer-Hoar SPRINGVALE, ME
      • 3 days ago

      I just made my first batch of Fire Cider and would like the name and recipe to be available to all.

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    • Patricia Walsh NEW YORK, NY
      • 3 days ago

      Fire Cider is a generic name for a health recipe and should not be trademarked as a specific product name.

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