Grey Sail files suit against Full Sail

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Rhode Island-based microbrewery Grey Sail Brewing has filed a federal lawsuit against Hood River-based Full Sail Brewing.

Jennifer Brinton, an owner of Grey Sail Brewing Co. in Westerly, tells the Westerly Sun the company acted preemptively after receiving a phone call from Full Sail Brewing Co. telling them they must stop using the Grey Sail name and logo.

Brinton says her company is asking a U.S. District Court judge in Providence to rule the two companies can co-exist. Grey Sail started production in November and is sold only along the Rhode Island and Connecticut shoreline.

Read more at KGW.

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