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Bottled Water Company Alleges "Cascade Ice" Infringes Its Mark for "Sparkling Ice"

Plaintiff’s “Sparkling Ice” and
Defendant’s “Cascade Ice” water products

On July 2, Preston, Wash.-based Talking Rain Beverage Co. filed suit in the Western District against Everett, Wash.-based Unique Beverage Co., LLC, for trademark infringement.

Talking Rain has registrations for ICE for water and SPARKLING ICE for soft drinks. It alleges the competing bottled water company’s registration of CASCADE ICE for water and application to register CASCADE ICE SKINNY COCKTAILS for cocktail mixes infringes Talking Rain’s trademark rights.

Unique Beverages has appeared in the case but has not yet filed an answer.

The case cite is Talking Rain Beverage Co. v. Unique Beverage Co., LLC, No. 10-1097 (W.D. Wash.).

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