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Restaurants Fight Over Name “Frenchy’s” in MDFL

Restaurants Fight Over Name “Frenchy’s” in MDFL

Frenchy’s Corporate, Inc., an operator of seafood restaurants in Clearwater Beach, filed a trademark lawsuit in the Middle District of Florida against Frenchy’s Pizzeria & Tavern, a pizzeria located less than an hour away.  Frenchy’s Corporate claims the right to the unregistered trademark “FRENCHY’STM”. Frenchy’s Corporate does not have a federal trademark registered to protect Read More

Reminder: Lanham Act is THE Most Powerful Weapon Against Unfair Competition

Let’s jump right in: Most practitioners know absolutely nothing about the Lanham Act. If they know anything about the Lanham Act at all, they know it solely as the federal trademark act. I hear it all the time: How does the Lanham Act apply here? There’s no trademark at issue. That’s rookie nonsense. The Lanham Read More