Ice Cream Maker Is Knocking Off Frosty Dessert, Wendy's Says

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Fast food chain Wendy’s International Inc. sued ice cream maker United Dairy Farmers Inc. Friday, claiming the company is infringing its trademarks by making knock off versions of its famous “Frosty” desserts.

Wendy’s says that Cincinnati, Ohio-based UDF has marketed its own ice cream desserts called “Frosties” in packages that mimic Wendy’s iconic yellow and red trade dress.

“In an effort to exploit and improperly trade upon the famous Frosty brand, defendant has deliberately and unlawfully appropriated plaintiffs’ intellectual property rights through its sale of dairy...
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