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DENVER and WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the Yolo Rum trademark, 5 1/2 years after it was filed in December 2012. At that time several other companies unknowingly filed for an intent to use the Yolo trademark, when Yolo Rum had already been using the trademark in commerce. "All these a...applicants created a real 'log jam' for our trademark," says, Philip Guerin, founder of Yolo Rum. After a lengthy and detailed description of the all the challenges, just to obtain the trademark, Guerin's summation is, "I wish they all had just Googled, Yolo Rum, back then. It could have really prevented wasted resources and time."