Eatery To Change Name In Trademark Row With Italian Chain

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey restaurateur accused of copying the identity of top-rated New York City restaurant Il Mulino escaped federal court sanctions Tuesday when he told a judge he has changed his eatery's name and will immediately remove a sign bearing the name of the nationally known chain.

Appearing before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan, Ram M. Hasangjekaj, owner of Il Mulino Osteria in Peapack, N.J., said he will comply with a July court order to stop using the name of the award-winning eatery where he...
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