Whisky

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Graeme Macaloney, a businessman who operates a drinks company in Canada, has agreed to cut "Scottish sounding" names from his products after being sued by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA). The SWA released a statement revealing it had resolved its dispute with Macaloney Brewer & Distille

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An attempt to trademark the name of a malt made in tribute to Portree has failed. Diageo, which owns Talisker, had successfully applied to register "Port Ruighe" but the body representing port winemakers in Portugal objected to the name, Gaelic for Portree, because "Port" and "Porto" enjoy protectio

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The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has succeeded in a legal case against an Australian drinks maker which was selling a product it labelled as "Scotch", The Scotsman reports. D’Aquino Bros Pty Ltd claimed its Black Scot whisky was produced in Scotland, though it is believed to be produced in

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The Scotch Whisky Association’s legal team has been awarded the best Not For Profit Organisation Team of the Year at the World Trademark Review Awards in Boston.

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Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in South Korea after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register “Scotch Whisky” as a certification trademark was successful. Amongst other things, Scotch Whisky must be aged in oak casks in Scotland

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Aberdeen FC has failed in a legal battle with a sherry maker over the name of its whisky. The club launched a blended whisky called Dons Dram in 2016 and applied to register the trademark.

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