GRAND RAPIDS – An Okemos woman has filed a $5 million federal lawsuit because Starbucks’ special coffee portions are no longer available for her single-serving coffee brewing system.
Paula Montgomery, who is seeking class-action status for her lawsuit, bought a Kraft Foods “Tassimo” system designed to be used with Starbucks’ single-portion brewing cups. But the companies ended their relationship.
Kraft Foods and Starbucks knew their association was “highly uncertain” or “had been terminated” when Montgomery bought her coffee maker with Starbucks logos displayed on packaging, the lawsuit said.
The companies conducted joint marketing of the brewing system that “afforded use of Starbucks’ single-portion brewing cups,” attorneys Peter Macuga II and Tim McCarthy wrote in the lawsuit, filed Monday ...Zum vollständigen Artikel