When it comes to trademark disputes, few can rival the fierce battle over the rights to Havana Club rum. The latest chapter in the long-running saga, which has its roots in pre-Revolutionary Cuba, came Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee. The topic: how to reconcile a U.S. law that effectively ended the case with a World Trade Organization ruling that it violates the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, or TRIPS.
Congress Mulls Next Step in Long-Running Bacardi Trademark Battle
The National Law Journal
March 5, 2010