Wrigley Beats Vape Co. In Starburst, Skittles Flavors TM Row
By Bonnie Eslinger (April 13, 2018, 4:08 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge Thursday handed Wrigley's a quick win in its trademark suit against a no-show e-cigarette company that it claimed marketed flavors exploiting the Starburst and Skittles names, saying the Lanham Act violations of Get Wrecked Juices LLC were "willful, intentional and deliberate."
W.M. Wrigley Jr. Co. sought default judgment against Get Wrecked and its purported owner, Brian Edward Turner, after the defendants didn't respond to the candy maker's January complaint.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee sided with Wrigley, finding that Get Wrecked violated the Lanham Act, along with Illinois statutes. As a result, Judge Lee...
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