Hershey Targets Mars, Nestle Importer Over Candy IP

Law360, New York (May 28, 2014, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The Hershey Co. lodged a lawsuit Tuesday in California federal court against an importer that it claims is infringing its Reese's brand and other trademarks by importing various candies produced by Mars Inc. and Nestle SA from the British Isles.

Hershey says Posh Nosh Imports (USA) Inc., which specializes in U.K.-based brands, is infringing the famous orange Reese's trade dress by bringing Nestle's Toffee Crisp candy bars into the U.S. and infringing Hershey's York Peppermint Patty trademark by importing Nestle's Yorkie bars. The suit also accuses Posh Nosh's shipments of Mars' Maltesers malt balls of infringing of Hershey's Malteser brand, one month...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Companies

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!