Canopy Growth Denies Cointreau's Accusations In Trademark Battle Over Quatreau Brand Name

In July, the French alcohol maker Remy Cointreau (OTC: REMYFsued Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE: CGC) (TSX: WEED) for alleged trademark infringement over its CBD-infused sparkling water brand dubbed Quatreau.

At the time, Cointreau (pronounced KWAN'troh) accused Canopy of using Quatreau, (KWA'troh) to "trade-off the market dominance and fame of the Cointreau mark," arguing that 'only the "n" sound' differentiated the two brands, Spirits Business reported.

Canopy Growth and its U.S. subsidiary denied fully or partially 112 of the 115 claims Cointreau and its U.S. subsidiary made in the complaint and jury demand, the Canadian Press reported Tuesday.

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Cointreau accused Canopy of using Quatreau, "in order to unfairly capitalize on the goodwill and reputation of the Cointreau mark," adding that "(The) defendants' wilful actions will …

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