N.Y. Appeals Court

     TRADEMARK – The owner of the renowned Indian Bukhara restaurants in Manhattan and Chicago claimed that, after closing its restaurants in the late 1990s, some of the former employees opened a restaurant called Bukhara Grill and served Bukhara’s signature dishes. J. Read ruled that New York recognizes common law unfair competition claims, but not the “famous” or “well-known” marks doctrine. See ruling.

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