Counterclaims Filed In 'Monte Carlo' Trademark Spat

Law360, New York (January 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Defending itself against claims that it illegally copied the name of the famous Casino de Monte-Carlo in Monaco, the operator of the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has responded that the Monaco casino does not hold trademark rights to the name in the U.S.

Victoria Partners, the joint venture between MGM Mirage and Mandalay Resort Group that runs the Las Vegas attraction, filed counterclaims Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that Societe des Bains de...
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