Bacardi Prevails In 'Tastemakers' Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (December 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of Bacardi & Co. Ltd. and Conde Nast Publications in a trademark suit over use of the word “tastemakers” that involved an entertainment company called Tastemakers Media LLC.

Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling Monday dismissing the case and finding that there was no likelihood of consumer confusion between the advertising campaign for Bacardi's Grey Goose vodka at the center of the case and any trademarks held...
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