Squirrel Brand Goes Nuts Over Walgreens' Use Of Marks

Law360, New York (March 5, 2012, 11:59 AM EST) -- Nut producer Squirrel Brand LP filed suit against Walgreen Co. on Friday in Texas, accusing the retailer of engaging in unfair competition by selling flavored almonds that use the same name as Squirrel Brand's trademarked products.

In a complaint filed in federal court, the family-owned nut producer claims Walgreens sold nuts under the name “Creme Brulee Almonds,” in violation of three of Squirrel Brand’s trademarks covering the name.

“Walgreens’ use of the Squirrel Brand marks and confusingly similar marks is a deliberate effort to trade on...
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Squirrel Brand Holdings LP v. Walgreen Co


Case Number

4:12-cv-00124

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Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Ron Clark

Date Filed

March 1, 2012

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