Wodka Vodka Maker Sues Rival Over Similar Packaging

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 12:36 PM EDT) -- Wodka Vodka maker Panache Beverages Inc. has slapped competitor Pacific Edge Marketing Group Inc. with a trademark infringement lawsuit in New York, alleging its rival is using deceptively similar packaging for its Gruven vodka brand.

Panache claimed in a July 1 complaint that Pacific Edge has recently changed the packaging of Gruven to give it a similar look and feel as Wodka Vodka. The copy-cat design of the vodka bottles has confused Panache customers and distributors who have inquired about whether the company or its products...
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