Illinois Federal Judge Rejects Trademark Cancellation Counterclaim

Mealey's (February 25, 2016, 11:55 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — A trademark infringement plaintiff on Feb. 24 won a summary judgment by an Illinois federal judge with regard to a defendant’s request for trademark cancellation (Sarkis Café Inc. v. Sarks in the Park LLC, No. 12-9686, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22566).

(Decision available. Document #16-160307-012Z.)

According to U.S. Judge John Z. Lee of the Northern District of Illinois, as an unrelated third party, defendant Sarks in the Park LLC may not seek cancellation of plaintiff Sarkis Café Inc.’s “Sarkis” mark based on...
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