Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Honey Smoked Fish Company Announces Lawsuit Against Einstein Noah To Protect Its Brand

DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honey Smoked Fish CompanySM today announced it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado seeking to prevent Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., the owner and operator of Einstein Bros. Bagels, Noah's New York Bagel and Manhattan Bagel, from infringing upon and deliberately copying and using Honey Smoked Fish Company's HONEY SMOKED SALMON trademark.

As set forth in the lawsuit, Einstein Noah initially contacted Honey Smoked Fish Company to explore offering salmon branded under the HONEY SMOKED SALMON trademark in its restaurants.  The complaint asserts that despite its initial interest in a legitimate partnership, Einstein Noah apparently elected to simply copy the brand without permission to benefit from the goodwill Honey Smoked Fish Company has already created.

"We've spent many years developing our preparation process to maximize the health benefits of our salmon product.  For example our proprietary smoking process retains a high percentage of Omega-3 fatty acids and results in a product that is also diabetic friendly, said Kevin Mason, Founder and CEO of Honey Smoked Fish Company.  "We are concerned that Einstein Noah's use of our trademark will confuse consumers into eating what may be an inferior product that could raise health concerns," concluded Mason.

"Honey Smoked Fish Company has invested over 17 years developing goodwill in its HONEY SMOKED SALMON brand and product line and treats the infringement of those rights very seriously," said Greg Tamkin of Dorsey & Whitney, Honey Smoked Fish Company's intellectual property counsel.  Tamkin continued, "The law is designed to protect the public from this sort of confusion where one company attempts to use another company's brand to promote its products."

"In this case, Honey Smoked Fish Company has spent millions of dollars and years of effort developing its brand.  The brand is recognized by consumers as associated with a high quality, healthy super-food.  It is not fair for Einstein Noah to benefit from Honey Smoked Fish Company's efforts.  Similarly, it would not be fair to Honey Smoked Fish Company for Einstein Noah to harm the good reputation that Honey Smoked Fish Company spent years developing" Tamkin concluded.

Along with the Complaint, Honey Smoked Fish Company is also asking the District Court for an immediate injunction to require Einstein Noah to stop using the HONEY SMOKED SALMON mark.

About Honey Smoked Fish Company:

Honey Smoked Fish Company is a leading producer and distributor of HONEY SMOKED SALMON branded salmon, which is a ready-to-eat superfood that can be added to any meal. The company starts with only fresh Atlantic salmon and its proprietary firing process relies on center core hickory to produce its delicious and natural smoke flavor.  The company's products are available online at www.honeysmokedfish.com, most Costco Wholesale locations, and various Kroger, Safeway and Sam's Club locations.

CONTACT:  Jen Reyna, 303-371-8660, [email protected]

SOURCE Honey Smoked Fish Company

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
As more and more data is generated from a variety of connected devices, the need to get insights from this data and predict future behavior and trends is increasingly essential for businesses. Real-time stream processing is needed in a variety of different industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Finance, Online Retail, Smart Grids, and Healthcare. Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed distributed stream computation service that provides low latency, scalable processing of ...
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and a...
Consumer IoT applications provide data about the user that just doesn’t exist in traditional PC or mobile web applications. This rich data, or “context,” enables the highly personalized consumer experiences that characterize many consumer IoT apps. This same data is also providing brands with unprecedented insight into how their connected products are being used, while, at the same time, powering highly targeted engagement and marketing opportunities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nathan Trel...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Cloud and datacenter migration innovator AppZero has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance Program. AppZero is a fast, flexible way to move Windows Server applications from any source machine – physical or virtual – to any destination server, in any cloud or datacenter, using its patented container technology. AppZero’s container is also called a Virtual Application Appliance (VAA). To facilitate Microsoft Azure onboarding, AppZero has two purpose-built offerings: AppZero SP for Azure,...
WSM International, the pioneer and leader in server migration services, has announced an agreement with WHOA.com, a leader in providing secure public, private and hybrid cloud computing services. Under terms of the agreement, WSM will provide migration services to WHOA.com customers to relocate some or all of their applications, digital assets, and other computing workloads to WHOA.com enterprise-class, secure cloud infrastructure. The migration services include detailed evaluation and planning...
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
A producer of the first smartphones and tablets, presenter Lee M. Williams will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, COO of ETwater, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ET...
SYS-CON Events announced today the Containers & Microservices Bootcamp, being held November 3-4, 2015, in conjunction with 17th Cloud Expo, @ThingsExpo, and @DevOpsSummit at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. This is your chance to get started with the latest technology in the industry. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Containers and Microservices Bootcamp, led by Janakiram MSV, a Microsoft Regional Director, will include presentations as well as hands-on...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of tech...
This Enterprise Strategy Group lab validation report of the NEC Express5800/R320 server with Intel® Xeon® processor presents the benefits of 99.999% uptime NEC fault-tolerant servers that lower overall virtualized server total cost of ownership. This report also includes survey data on the significant costs associated with system outages impacting enterprise and web applications. Click Here to Download Report Now!
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advance...
It’s been proven time and time again that in tech, diversity drives greater innovation, better team productivity and greater profits and market share. So what can we do in our DevOps teams to embrace diversity and help transform the culture of development and operations into a true “DevOps” team? In her session at DevOps Summit, Stefana Muller, Director, Product Management – Continuous Delivery at CA Technologies, answered that question citing examples, showing how to create opportunities for ...