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Bootlegger's Brewery, LLC v. Abita Brewing Company, Inc. et al

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Case Number:



California Central

Nature of Suit:


15:1125 Trademark Infringement (Lanham Act)


James V. Selna


  1. September 27, 2016

    Abita Rips Trademark Suit Over New 'Bootlegger' Brand

    Abita Brewing Co. on Monday blasted a recently filed lawsuit over the company’s new "Bootlegger Root Beer," saying the term “bootlegger” has been used “hundreds” of times by other companies in the alcohol industry.

  2. September 22, 2016

    Beer Battles: A Summer Full Of Craft Brew Trademark Fights

    You’re not imagining it: This summer has seen a spike in new trademark disputes between craft brewers, as a growing number of breweries clash over a finite number of interesting names. In case you weren't following along, here’s a quick recap.

  3. July 27, 2016

    Craft Beer Co. Abita Sued Over 'Bootlegger' Root Beer

    A California craft beermaker called Bootlegger's Brewery hit Abita Brewing Co. with a trademark lawsuit Tuesday over the larger rival’s newly-launched “Bayou Bootlegger” brand of hard root beer.