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Jun/07

China: Pepsi Loses Over BLUE STORM


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China Daily: Pepsi Loses Lawsuit to Small Brewery Over Infringement :
“The high court of East China’s Zhejiang Province reversed the first verdict of the lower court and decided in favor of a local small-sized brewery to claim 3 million yuan as compensation against Pepsi Cola over trademark infringement, China Intellectual Property News reported.
Lanye, a small beer producer located in a mountainous area in the province accused the multinational beverage giant of infringing its trademark named “blue storm” and asked Pepsi for a public statement to clarify Lanye is the original user of the trademark.”
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