Judge Won't Toss Case Of Dueling Monte Carlos

Law360, New York (November 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the operator of the Casino de Monte-Carlo in Monaco against MGM Mirage claiming that MGM's Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas infringes the trademarked name of the prestigious Monaco gaming palace.

Judge Harold Baer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Nov. 24 denied MGM's motion to have the case dismissed based on the doctrine of laches and a lack of jurisdiction. He also denied MGM's motion...
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