Bottles of Popcorn Sutton’s Tennessee White Whiskey and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey sit side by side at a Louisville, Ky., liquor store. The owner of the Jack Daniel’s trademark has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the shape of the Popcorn Sutton bottle amounts to a trademark infringement because it so closely resembles the Jack Daniel’s bottle.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Friday, October 25th, 2013
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A white whiskey named for a famed Appalachian moonshiner started out being sold in Mason jars, to honor its roguish roots, but switched to square-shaped bottling.