Starbucks Settles With Vegan Eatery Over 'Evolution' Mark

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 9:40 PM EST) -- A California federal judge dismissed a trademark infringement case against Starbucks Corp. on Thursday after the coffee company settled with a Southern California vegan fast-food restaurant that had accused it of ripping off its logo and using it to market a line of organic juices and a chain of stores.

U.S. District Judge John Houston barred San Diego-based Evolution Fast Foods LLC from reviving its suit after both sides agreed to drop their claims and counterclaims against one another in connection with the logo Starbucks unveiled...
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