Judge Won’t Split Texas Roadhouse TM Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2017, 7:02 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal judge ruled Monday that Indiana-based restaurant chain Texas Corral cannot split the trademark and trade dress infringement suit it's facing from Texas Roadhouse into two phases, finding it hadn’t shown it would be prejudiced if the suit was not split up.

U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen found that Texas Corral had not shown that proceedings would be more efficient if the liability and damages phases of the case were separated, or that Texas Roadhouse Inc. would not be negatively affected by the potential division.

“It seems as likely that bifurcation would result in further protracted...

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