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Triple Double has Denver-based Smashburger in trouble

By: Nancy Luna, The Denver Post
August 30, 2017 Updated: August 30, 2017 at 12:12 pm
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photo - Smashburger launched the Triple Double burger this summer. Now, Irvine-based In-N-Out is suing them for it. (Photo provided by Smashburger)
Smashburger launched the Triple Double burger this summer. Now, Irvine-based In-N-Out is suing them for it. (Photo provided by Smashburger) 

Irvine-based In-N-Out Burger filed a trademark infringement lawsuit Monday against Denver-based Smashburger, claiming the fast food rival’s “Smashburger Triple Double” is too similar to its famed “Double Double” burger.

“Smashburger’s use of the Triple Double and Smashburger Triple Double marks is likely to confuse and mislead the consuming public, and injure In-N-Out, by causing consumers to believe incorrectly that Smashburger’s products originate from or are authorized by In-N-Out,” the lawsuit states.

The southern California institution, whose large fan base is the envy of its rivals, said In-N-Out owns multiple trademarks for its various sandwiches. Some trademarks were obtained more than 40 years ago.

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