Category: Southern District of Florida

Eleventh Circuit Raises its Glass to the Public Domain, Affirms Summary Judgment Entered Against Miller’s Ale House on Trademark, Trade Dress, and Copyright Claims

IntroductionScore one for McDowell’s and its “Golden Arcs.” [1]  In a dispute between two sports bar and restaurant chains, the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant, Boynton Carolina Ale House, LLC (“Boynton Carolina”), whom plaintiff Miller’s Ale House, Inc. (“Miller’s”) had […]