Oct 28, 2016

Playboy wins counterfeit case against Play Beverages/ CirtTran Beverage

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In a recent case between Play Beverages/ CirTran Beverage Corporation and Playboy (Twitter: @Playboy) regarding counterfeiting, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favour of Playboy awarding them $7million in damages.

The case was raised as Play Beverages/ CirTran Beverage Corporation were selling and marketing the licensed energy drink products using Playboy trademarks even after the license permitting them to do so had ended.

Following a full trial, the jury found Play Beverages/ CirTran Beverage Corporation guilty of the breach of licensing agreement as well as wilfully committing counterfeiting, trademark infringement and engaging in deceptive practices.    

Ref: http://www.licensing.biz/news/read/playboy-wins-counterfeit-case-against-play-beverages/044837


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