Knobbe/Martens: Intellectual Property Law

Food & Beverage


Hansen Beverage Company / Monster Energy Company
We have represented Hansen in numerous cases in California and other states enforcing the client’s copyrights, trademarks and trade dress rights in the M Claw icon against infringing uses on clothing and other merchandise.

Hansen Beverage Company v. Cytosport Inc. (C.D. Cal)
Represented owner of MONSTER ENERGY trademark in trademark infringement, unfair competition and false advertising litigation against defendant protein beverage manufacturer using MONSTER MILK mark. Obtained a preliminary injunction in plaintiff’s favor. Case settled favorably on eve of trial.

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