Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Court rules against Pernod in rum dispute

A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that the "Havana Club" trademark Pernod Ricard SA uses for its rum in other parts of the world can't be used in the U.S.

It is part of a long-running dispute for Pernod, a wine and spirits maker based in France, over the brand. The company said Tuesday that it would, along with Cubaexport -- its partner in producing and distributing the rum, seek a rehearing.

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