CytoSport Targets Proclaim In Supplement IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT) -- CytoSport Inc. sued rival nutritional supplement maker Proclaim Nutrition LLC in California on Monday, accusing it of infringing its Muscle Milk trademarks for meal replacement bars and drinks and gaining an unfair competitive advantage.

In its complaint, CytoSport cited eight different marks protecting the use of various iterations of the Muscle Milk product name for different kinds of dietary supplements that have yielded hundreds of million of dollars in sales for CytoSport. Proclaim's effort to trademark the name FitPro Milk for "virtually identical" products violates CytoSport's...
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