'Recluse' Cigar Maker Targets Rival In Trademark Suit
Iconic Leaf accuses the New Hampshire-based distributor of infringing its “Recluse” brand of cigars with Vintage's “Spider” brand of cigars. Both trademarks feature the image of a spider. Iconic Leaf says that it was the first to obtain the mark and Vintage's mark creates confusion within the companies' intended market.
“Defendants' infringement was either willful or with reckless disregard of...
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