Aykroyd's Vodka Co. Sues Again Over Head-Shaped Bottle IP

Law360 (July 9, 2019, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Dan Aykroyd's vodka company launched a new lawsuit on Monday in Illinois federal court alleging a Mexican tequila maker and its U.S. distributor knocked off the Aykroyd company's iconic head-shaped bottle, after the actor and comedy legend recently scored a win in a similar case.

Aykroyd's company, Crystal Head Vodka maker Globefill Inc., accused Mexico-based tequila maker Matatena Spirits S.A. de C.V. and its U.S. distributor Stoller Imports Inc. of breaking federal trademark law by selling a tequila that comes in a clear, noggin-shaped vessel similar to the one Crystal Head has been using since 2008.

Globefill said Matatena had applied...

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