Starbucks Wins Lawsuit Over Bongs That Look Like Frappuccinos

October 25, 2016

Apparently the company doesn’t want its image associated with weed paraphernalia

Starbucks’ latest court battle involves an unlikely subject: bongs.

The coffee giant has prevailed in a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit involving a line of bongs (err, “water pipes”) mimicking Starbucks Frappuccino cups. Bearing the name “Dabuccino,” the glass vessels feature a mouthpiece that resembles the company’s signature green straws and a logo that looks just like the Starbucks siren — except in this case, she’s wearing a headdress made of pot leaves.

In the suit, Starbucks argued that the defendants “willfully intended to create an association with