Chock Full O'Nuts Ends Warner Bros. Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 3:32 PM EST) -- The maker of Chock full o'Nuts coffee has agreed to dismiss a trade dress infringement suit against Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc. over a coffee the film studio marketed as a tie-in to “Watchmen.”

Warner Brothers and Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA Inc. filed a stipulation of dismissal Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, ending the relatively short-lived suit. Massimo sued Warner Brothers in April, after the film studio began marketing “Nite Owl” coffee as a tie-in to the film, released in...
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