Pirate Joe’s Ordered To Stop Reselling Trader Joe’s Products

Law360, New York (August 2, 2017, 9:53 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Wednesday ordered the operator of a Vancouver store called Pirate Joe’s to stop reselling merchandise purchased from Trader Joe’s Co., affirming an arbitrator’s enforcement of a settlement the operator reached with the grocery chain.

U.S. District Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein ruled that Michael Hallatt must cease reselling Trader Joe’s products at his Canadian store, saying Hallatt hadn’t shown any legal reasoning or evidence that would invalidate a signed term sheet in which he agreed to close the store in exchange for...
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Case Information

Case Title

Trader Joe's Company v. Hallatt et al

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit



Barbara J. Rothstein

Date Filed

May 1, 2013

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