What Do Jack & Coke and Trademark Infringement Have in Common? They Both Lead to Actual Confusion: Jack Daniel's Sues Jakk’d Beverages

The "Jack Daniel's" trademark was first used in the United States in connection with whiskey in 1866 and has been used continuously since then, except during prohibition. Recently, Jack Daniel's filed a trademark infringement suit against Jakk'd, which produces and sells various...

How Many “Jacks” Can Co-Exist in the World of Alcohol? Trademark Complainant Wants to Know

Mark Anthony International, SRL recently filed a lawsuit against Jack Daniel's Properties, Inc. (JDPI), seeking a declaratory judgment that it has the right to sell a margarita-flavored malt beverage under the trademark Cayman Jack and to register the trademark with the USPTO. The lawsuit was...