17 Civ. 4259 (LLS).

626 F.Supp.3d 635 (2022)

DIAGEO NORTH AMERICA, INC., Plaintiff, v. W.J. DEUTSCH & SONS LTD. et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

Signed September 7, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF: JENNER & BLOCK LLP, 1155 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036, By: Susan J. Kohlmann, Esq. , Gianni P. Servodidio, Esq. , Jacob D. Alderdice, Esq. , Allison N. Douglis, Esq. , Jacquellena T. Carrero, Esq.

ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS/COUNTERCLAIM PLAINTIFFS: ARENTFOX SCHIFF LLP, 1717 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, By: Michael A. Grow, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), Zachary D. Smith, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), ARENTFOX SCHIFF LLP, 1301 Avenue of the Americas, Floor 42, New York, New York 10019, By: Michael Cryan, Esq. , Eric Roman, Esq.


This is a case about two spirits distributors, Diageo North America and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits, who sell whiskey in similarly designed canteen-shaped, embossed bottles with a label placed on the lower portion. The central issue is whether the trademark...

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