Sazerac Co., maker of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky®, and Stout Brewing
Co. have filed a joint stipulation of dismissal with prejudice in a lawsuit
alleging that Stout infringed Sazerac’s trademark by selling a malt
specialty beer called “Fire Flask.” Sazerac Co. Inc. v. Stout Brewing Co.
LLC, No. 15-0107 (W.D. Ky., stipulation filed September 24, 2015). Stout
has reportedly agreed to stop selling its existing Fire Flask products
and will redesign the label for future production. Each party will pay
its own attorney’s fees and costs. Additional details on the August 2015
complaint appear in Issue 576 of this Update. See Law360, September
24, 2015.


Issue 580

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For decades, manufacturers, distributors and retailers at every link in the food chain have come to Shook, Hardy & Bacon to partner with a legal team that understands the issues they face in today's evolving food production industry. Shook attorneys work with some of the world's largest food, beverage and agribusiness companies to establish preventative measures, conduct internal audits, develop public relations strategies, and advance tort reform initiatives.

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