Common Law Trademark Infringement, Common Law Unfair Competition, Copyright Infringement, Federal Trademark Infringement, Indiana Trademark Infringement, Joseph S. Van Bokkelen, Litigation Update, Michigan Trademark Infringement, Paul R. Cherry, Trade Dress Infringement
A long-standing trade dress/trademark beef between Texas Roadhouse and Texas Corral/Amarillo Roadhouse has been transferred to Indiana.
Background on the lawsuit, first filed in August 2013, is here: Texas Roadhouse alleges trademark infringement against other steakhouse operators
Stay tuned for updates as the case proceeds in Indiana.
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. et al v. Texas Corral Restaurants, Inc. et al
Court Case Number: 2:16-cv-00028-JVB-PRC
File Date: Monday, January 25, 2016
Plaintiff: Texas Roadhouse, Inc
Defendant: Texas Corral Restaurants, Inc.; Switzer Properties, LLC; Texcor, Inc.; Texas Corral Restaurant II, Inc.; T.C. of Michigan City, Inc.; T.C. of Kalamazoo, Inc.; Chicago Roadhouse Concepts, LLC; Paul Switzer; Victor Spina; and John Doe Corp.
Cause: Trade Dress Infringement, Federal Trademark Infringement, Michigan Trademark Infringement, Indiana Trademark Infringement, Common Law Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement, Common Law Unfair Competition
Court: Northern District of Indiana
Judge: Joseph S. Van Bokkelen
Referred To: Paul R. Cherry