MusclePharm Taps Out as Beast Sports Nutrition Prevails in Trademark Infringement Suit

BEAST Sports Nutrition announced that Denver-based MusclePharm has conceded and agreed to discontinue use and sales of any and all material referencing BEAST Sports Nutrition’s trademarks including “Beast” and “Beast Mode".

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Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2012

Imitation is not always the sincerest form of flattery. After a year-long legal battle between two well-known sports nutrition companies, BEAST Sports Nutrition has emerged victorious over MusclePharm, Inc.

BEAST Sports Nutrition announced that Denver-based MusclePharm has conceded and agreed to discontinue use and sales of any and all material referencing BEAST Sports Nutrition’s trademarks including “Beast” and “Beast Mode".

BEAST Sports Nutrition’s trademark infringement claims were based on a MusclePharm’s alleged unauthorized use and representation of the BEAST trademarks.  In a statement by company president Anthony Altieri, he said, “We’ve spent the last 17 years building BEAST into a well known and trusted brand and will enforce our trademark rights to the fullest extent of the law.” 

BEAST Sport Nutrition’s attorney, Ryan Kaiser of Amin Talati, LLC, commented, “We’re pleased with the results here.  MusclePharm acknowledged the validity of BEAST's exclusive right to use its BEAST trademarks in connection with dietary supplements.”  Exact terms of the settlement agreement were not disclosed.

About BEAST Sports Nutrition

With headquarters in Boca Raton, FL, BEAST stands by its founding principles of bringing forth the highest quality products that are multi-purpose and manufactured under the strictest protocols while maintaining affordability.

BEAST products are for people who are serious about getting lean, being strong, keeping fit and staying healthy. Whether you are just looking to get in shape, or are an elite athlete, BEAST products are manufactured to fulfill your needs to help you achieve your goals.

This case was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (West Palm Beach Division). Case number 9:11-cv-80960


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