Chipotle Springs Trademark Suit On Jack In The Box

Law360, New York (September 21, 2012, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. on Friday slapped Jack in the Box Inc. with a trademark suit in Colorado federal court, accusing the fast food outfit of infringing its “chipotle” marks in order to sell chicken sandwiches in Jack in the Box restaurants.

The so-called fast-casual Mexican chain brought the case under the Lanham Act and Colorado state law, alleging that Jack in the Box has been using the "chipotle" marks to hawk its Chipotle Chicken Club Combo meal on websites such as Google Inc.’s YouTube and...
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