Hooters Loses Trade Dress Suit Vs. Rival Restaurant Chain
In a directed verdict, Judge Anne Conway of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Orlando, ruled against Hooters on all counts. The jury for the trial then awarded Winghouse $1.2 million in counterclaim damages.
Hooters, which had accused the rival restaurant of trade dress infringement and unfair competition, claimed Winghouse stole the proprietary...
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