Alleged Booze Knockoff ‘Kahfua’ Cut Off By Judge

Overview


Robert Zelnick, Mary Hallerman and Monica Asher, representing a major global distiller, secured a federal judge’s temporary injunction halting use of an alleged knockoff label resembling that of the company’s popular coffee liqueur. The move was part of a lawsuit that seeks statutory damages for alleged violations of the Lanham Act through claims of infringement, dilution, unfair competition and trademark counterfeiting.