Bourbon Maker Argues To California Federal Court It Did Not Abandon Trademark

(June 3, 2016, 8:03 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A bourbon distiller responded in a May 20 brief in a California federal court that it did not infringe on the “Stitzel” trademark for bourbon products and asserted that a shortage of quality aged liquor was the reason it did not sell the products for years (Allied Lomar, Inc. v. Diageo North America, Inc., No. 15-03087, N.D. Calif.).

(Plaintiff’s opposition available. Document #78-160606-007B.)

Allied Lomar Inc. sued Diageo North America Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging...
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