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Stanley Cup Stein Maker Settles With NHL for Over $300,000

April 15, 2019, 2:02 PM

A company whose Stanley Cup-shaped beer stein allegedly infringes the National Hockey League’s trademarks will pay the NHL over $300,000 to settle the case, the Southern District of New York said April 12.

The Hockey Cup LLC will also permanently stop making and selling the stein, disclaim the stein’s design patent, and abandon its stein-related trademark and design patent applications, the consent decree says.

The NHL originally sued Hockey Cup in July 2018. In addition to the allegedly infringing shape of the mug, the NHL said the stein came in a black box that resembles the Stanley Cup’s sticker-covered carrying ...