Pernod-Ricard settles Irish whiskey trademark suit

A Minnesota company accused the French spirits maker of ripping off its signature cocktail

Two Irish whiskey makers have settled a short-lived trademark infringement lawsuit just a few weeks before St. Patrick’s Day.

On Feb. 15, 2 Gingers Whiskey sued French spirits maker Pernod-Ricard, claiming the European company ripped off a signature cocktail that The Local and its affiliated bars have been serving in the Twin Cities since 2005.

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