CORRECTION: Pepsi Unit Loses Bid To Bar Coke's Powerade Ads

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The federal judge overseeing an advertising trademark suit between rival sports drink makers has denied a Pepsi unit's request for a preliminary injunction against Coca-Cola Co. over the marketing of its new Powerade ION4 as “the complete sports drink.” (Corrects an article published on 08/05/09)

Judge John G. Koeltl issued his opinion Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruling that PepsiCo. did not prove that the claims made in the Powerade advertisements were false.

Pepsi unit Stockley-Van Camp, which...
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