Panda Express Hit With Suit Over 'Delicious' Trademark

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Shipley Do-Nut Flour and Supply Company Inc. on Friday launched a trademark suit in Texas federal court against Panda Restaurant Group Inc. over the company’s use of Shipley’s “Make Life Delicious” slogan to advertise its Panda Express Chinese food chain.

Shipley, which boasts more than 250 franchise Shipley Do-Nuts locations in the South, claims Panda is unlawfully using its “Make Life Delicious” mark despite being aware of Shipley’s use of the phrase to promote its doughnut and pastry shops. 

Houston-based Shipley argues that Panda’s use of...
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