Mott's In TM Suit: I Say Clamato, You Can't Say Almato

Law360 (February 8, 2018, 9:47 PM EST) -- Mott’s LLP is accusing a Mexican food company and a U.S. distributor of infringing its trademark for its seafood-flavored Clamato tomato juice with a competing similar product called Almato, according to a complaint filed in Texas federal court Wednesday.

Mott's filed a 12-page complaint claiming Valle Redondo SA DE CV and U.S. distributor Interbrands Group LLC are confusing customers with the similarly named clam-and-tomato-flavored beverage.

“Defendants profit from using a name that is confusingly similar to Clamato in sight, sound and connotation,” the complaint said. “In...
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Case Title

Mott's LLP v. Interbrands Group LLC et al


Case Number

3:18-cv-00319

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Trademark

Judge

Ed Kinkeade

Date Filed

February 7, 2018

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