Whole Foods Hit With Suit Over 'Eat Right' Trademarks

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 12:51 PM EST) -- Whole Foods Market Inc. was slapped with an infringement and unfair competition suit in Washington federal court Tuesday by organic health food company Eat Right Foods Ltd., which alleges the grocer has stepped on its trademarks by affixing the phrase "eat right" to certain products in its stores.

New Zealand-based Eat Right filed the complaint against the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain in the Western District of Washington, alleging trademark infringement, false designation of origin and unfair competition based on Washington state's Consumer Protection Act as a...
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