Posts Tagged ‘lawsuits’

Brewer of Rogue Ales Sues Rogue 24 for Trademark Infringement

Rogue Ales producer Oregon Brewing Company filed a lawsuit against Rogue 24 and chef/owner R.J. Cooper last week for trademark infringement. Oregon Brewing Company, which operates 11 restaurants and brewpubs with the mark "Rogue" on the West Coast, owns the trademark "Rogue" for restaurants, pubs, and alcoholic beverages and has been using the name since […]

Landlord Wants to Evict Tackle Box and Bandolero

The landlord of Tackle Box and Bandolero is trying to give both Georgetown restaurants the boot in a messy legal battle that has dragged on for nearly a year. 2441 Bond St. Equities LLC, which owns the adjoining properties of 3241 and 3245 M streets NW, filed a series of lawsuits against restaurateur Jonathan Umbel and […]

Trial Starts Today to Determine if Rogue States Burger Joint Is a ‘Nuisance’

Rogue States may be the first restaurant in history to be considered a "nuisance" just for grilling thick, juicy burgers over a wood flame, the very scent that makes the average non-vegetarian's mouth salivate like Pavlov's dog. Starting this morning, D.C. Superior Court Judge John M. Mott will hear arguments in a lawsuit, filed by […]

Rogue States Owner May Have Found a Way to Eliminate Its Juicy Burger Stench

Rogue States owner/chef Raynold Mendizabal and his landlord have tabled a plan to build an expensive venting system to reroute the Dupont Circle burger joint's beefy fumes directly to the roof.  It was apparently the only option that would appease Steptoe & Johnson, the neighboring law firm that had sued Rogue States and its landlord […]

Rogue States Owner Still Undecided Over His Immediate Future

As of this morning, Rogue States co-owner and chef Raynold Mendizabal was still undecided about the future of his hip, international burger joint. He met with landlord, TRT,  but couldn't reach a consensus on what to do after a judge gave Rogue States and TRT 30 days to stop venting grill fumes into a neighboring […]

Judge Orders Rogue States to Stop Stinking Up Nearby Law Firm

A D.C. Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday that gives upscale burger joint Rogue States 30 days to stop stinking up next-door neighbor, Steptoe & Johnson. The international law firm had earlier sued Rogue and its landlord for venting greasy smoke into a shared space between their buildings, where the fumes then […]