NatureSweet v. Angel Sweet: Texas Tomato Trademark Dispute

The world of tomatoes is not all sugar and spice as San Antonio, Texas-based NatureSweet, Ltd. sues Mastronardi Produce Ltd for trademark infringement.

NatureSweet's complaint alleges Mastroniardi's mark Angel Sweet featuring a cherry style tomato with angel wings,  is just too similar to Nature Sweet's Cherub with design trademark --  featuring a grape style tomato with wings.  NatureSweet has a variety of trademark registration, including one for the winged tomato.

I also noticed yesterday, as I was enjoying my NatureSweet grape tomato, that NatureSweet claims a trademark in the product packaging.

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