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Florida Lawmakers Seek Review Of Havana Club Trademark Case

A Florida Congressional delegation is seeking to reverse a 2016 decision granting Pernod Ricard and its Cuban partner, Cubaexport, a license to register the Havana Club rum trademark in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 31, 2017

Bacardi Files New Havana Club Action As Pernod Vows To Defend Trademark

Bacardi has filed an amended complaint asking a U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. to cancel the Cuban government’s Havana Club trademark in the U.S., which was renewed for 10 years by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) last month. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 16, 2016

U.S. Government Officially Renews Pernod’s Havana Club Trademark Through 2026

After awarding the U.S. trademark for Havana Club rum to Pernod Ricard and Cubaexport in a surprise move last month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has officially renewed the trademark through January 27, 2026. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 22, 2016

U.S. Legislators Push Obama Administration For Answers On Havana Club Decision

Congressional lawmakers from both parties have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew expressing concern over the Obama administration’s recent decision to award the Havana Club rum trademark to the Cuban government, reports the Wall Street Journal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2016

News Briefs for February 1, 2016

•Shocked by the U.S. government’s recent decision to recognize Pernod Ricard and Cubaexport as owners of the Havana Club rum trademark in the United States, Bacardi, which also claims ownership of the trademark, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to reveal the administration’s thinking on the matter. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 1, 2016

Pernod Ricard, Cubaexport Gain U.S. Approval For Havana Club Trademark

Pernod Ricard and its Cuban partner Cubaexport have won a victory in their dispute with Bacardi over the Havana Club rum trademark in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 15, 2016