Court Grants Stay In Cohiba Cigar Trademark Case

Law360, New York (June 24, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Second Circuit Court of Appeals had granted General Cigar’s request for a stay pending appeal of a lower court's ruling against the company in a trademark dispute over the world's most famous cigar brand.

The stay means that General Cigar will be permitted to continue marketing and selling Cohiba cigars while the appeal is pending, the company said.

"We are obviously pleased with the Second Circuit's decision. Stays are not usual in trademark cases, so this does give us encouragement," said Edgar Cullman Jr., president...
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