Dixie Sues Over Paper Dishes With Similar Patterns

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 11:37 AM EDT) -- Dixie Consumer Products LLC is suing AJM Packaging Corp. over paper cups, plates and bowls with designs Dixie says infringe its trademark, trade dress and copyright related to its distinctive Lime Cay pattern.

AJM's designs misappropriate the good will Dixie has developed with respect to disposable dishes, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Atlanta-based Dixie claims it has used its registered Lime Cay Design Mark and associated trade dress since at least Jan. 31, 2007,...
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