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Marquee Nightclub Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against AMC Cinemas

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Marquee nightclub filed suit yesterday against AMC Cinema, asking for damages and a permanent injunction to protect its intellectual property.

trademark infringementAMC operates almost 300 theatres and had planned to use the name ‘Marquee’ as a name for a new Las Vegas restaurant it planned to open; however this suit may halt those plans. The Marquee nightclub’s complaint alleges that AMC is already infringing upon the nightclub’s trademark rights by operating “The Marquee” restaurant which opened in Kansas City last year.

In addition to infringing upon the ‘Marquee’ name, the nightclub’s filing alleges that AMC is infringing because the design elements of AMC’s “The Marquee” restaurant were “obviously copied” from the Marquee’s Chelsea nightclub.

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