2nd Circuit: 'Mister Charbucks' Won't Dilute Starbucks Trademark

2nd Circuit: 'Mister Charbucks' Won't Dilute Starbucks Trademark

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge did not clearly err in finding that a defendant's "Mister Charbucks" and "Charbucks Blend" trademarks are not likely dilutive of the "Starbucks" trademarks, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Nov. 15 in its third ruling in the dispute (Starbucks Corp. v. Wolfe's Borough Coffee Inc., No. 12-364, 2nd Cir.).

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