Ohio Federal Judge Denies Injunction In Dispute Over Restaurant Trade Dress

Mealey's (August 11, 2016, 3:32 PM EDT) -- CLEVELAND — A lawsuit involving restaurant trade dress will proceed without a temporary restraining order in place, an Ohio federal judge ruled Aug. 8 (Barteca Holdings LLC v. Coastal Taco LLC, No. 16-1498, N.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104026).

(Decision available. Document #16-160815-017Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Christopher A. Boyko of the Northern District of Ohio, that plaintiff Barteca Holdings LLC is unable to demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence a “strong likelihood of success on the merits” on its trade dress infringement claim is...
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