Here's the trademark mark entry for Old McBrayer whiskey:
Serial Number: 71240735
Registration Number: 226667
Serial #: 71240735
Reg #: 0226667
Assignor: NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORPORATION.
Assignee: NATIONAL DISTILLERS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION.
Exec Dt: 05/01/1957
Thus, National Distillers and Chemical Corp. was the last registered
owner of the Old McBrayer trademark.
"1988 National Distillers and Chemical Corp. sold its liquor
business to American Brands and changed its name to Quantum Chemical
In 1997, Quantum Chemical Corp. became known as Millennium Petrochemicals Inc.
"National Distillers and Chemical Corp., since known as Quantum
Chemical Corp. and currently known as Millennium Petrochemicals Inc."
source: Kentucky Office of Insurance
"MILLENNIUM PETROCHEMICALS INC.
CHANGED FROM QUANTUM CHEMICAL CORPORATION 03/31/1997
CHANGED FROM NATIONAL DISTILLERS AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION 02/04/1988 "
source: Arizona Corporations Division
Contact information for Millennium:
As indicated above, National Distillers and Chemical Corp. sold its
liquor business to American Brands, Inc, in 1988. In 1997, American
Brands became Fortune Brands. See:
Contact information for Fortune Brands:
Again, though, even if the Old McBrayer brand was part of the sale by
National Distillers and Chemical Corp to American Brands (now Fortune
Brands), the Old McBrayer trademark was allowed to expire and is now
considered "dead" by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
"National Distillers and Chemical"