Coffee Shop Can't Beat Saints-Gear Seller's 'Who Dat' IP Suit

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Thursday denied a restaurateur's bid to get out of a trademark infringement suit over the New Orleans Saints-related phrase "Who Dat," saying there are unresolved issues that the court must decide.

Coffee shop Who Dat Yat Chat LLC will still have to face trademark infringement claims levied by merchandiser Who Dat Inc., which co-merchandises New Orleans Saints gear with the National Football League, after U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier declined to accept the cafe's assertion that Who Dat Inc. doesn't have...
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