Diageo Sues For ‘Copy Cat’ Branding

Diageo Sues For ‘Copy Cat’ Branding

Diageo recently filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court of Canada against Heaven Hill Distilleries for copying their Captain Morgan brand.

The lawsuit claims that  Heaven Hill Distilleries’ Admiral Nelson’s rum “infringes” on and “dilutes” the Captain Morgan rum trademark, according to thespiritsbusiness.com.

In a statement, Diageo North America accuses Heaven Hill of “blatantly confusing trade dress”,

The lawsuit comes just days after Diageo was sued by the Explorers Club for allegedly stealing its trademark and using it for its Explorers’ Club whisky range.

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