Judge Won't Douse Fiji Water Trademark Spat

Law360, New York (July 29, 2010, 2:25 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to throw out a trademark infringement suit brought by Fiji Water Co. LLC, which sells Fiji-brand bottled water, against startup Fiji Mineral Water USA LLC, which recently began marketing Viti-brand bottled water that is also imported from Fiji.

Judge Cormac J. Carney of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday denied Fiji Mineral's motion to dismiss the claims, saying the defendant's arguments as to why the complaint lacked merit could not be resolved on a motion...
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