Lollicup® USA, Inc. Files Suit Against Vigour Pak Co. Ltd for Alleged Copyright Infringement

Share Article announces that it has filed suit against Vigour Pak Co., Ltd to protect its Karat brand for trademark infringement and other claims.

Lollicup® USA, Inc. has retained legal counsel and filed a copyright infringement suit in the California Central District Court against Vigour Pak Co., Ltd. for claims of alleged infringement, copying, and using Lollicup®’s registered Karat® trademark, under section 43(a) of the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. 1125(a)).

According to court documents, as our former private label manufacturer, Vigour Pak Co., Ltd. is in an alleged direct violation of our agreement. Although Lollicup® USA, Inc. has granted Vigour Pak Co. Ltd the rights to manufacture Karat brand and affiliated products for Lollicup® USA, Inc., Vigour Pak Co., Ltd does not have permission to use the Lollicup® and Karat® trademarks (serial number 78909437) without Lollicup® USA’s knowledge and consent for third party production. Brief details about the complaint can be viewed at here.

Vigour Pak Co., Ltd, also known as "立墩股份有限公司", is one of the leading cup forming manufacturers in Taiwan specializing in paper & plastic cups as well as food containers. According to court records, Lollicup® USA, Inc.’s Karat® brand products can be found listed on Vigour Pak Co., Ltd’s company product pages, without permission from Lollicup® USA, Inc.

With its lawsuit, Lollicup® USA, Inc. is seeking injunctive relief to prevent Vigour Pak Co. Ltd from copying, manufacturing, and distributing Lollicup® USA, Inc.’s Karat® trademark. Case Details: RFC Case Number: T-L12-8575V, Court Case Number 2:12-cv-08575-CBM-JEM.

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About Lollicup® USA, Inc.

Based in City of Industry, California, Lollicup® USA Inc. is widely known for retailing bubble tea drink products under the Lollicup® Coffee and Tea and Lollicup TeaZone® brands. Since 2005, Lollicup® USA, Inc. has been the proud manufacturer of Karat® plastic and paper products. Karat® offers high-quality plastic and paper cups, utensils, and food packaging at competitive prices and is a registered trademark of Lollicup® USA, Inc. (registration number 3367099). Lollicup® USA, Inc. is granted the Karat trademark in 2007 as the original applicant and creator of the brand. The brand provides a diverse range of products to suit all customers’ disposable needs, as well as graphic design services for those seeking more personalized options. In efforts to be environmentally friendly, Lollicup® had also developed Karat® Earth, a plant-based line of compostable products.

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