10 former employees allege “incomplete or late payment of regular and overtime wages” by the Chicago coffee chain.
Berkeley, California’s Supersonic Coffee is changing names. After three years under the epithet, the specialty coffee roaster is rebranding as AKA Coffee after threat of legal action from Sonic Drive-In for brand “dilution”. In a statement released by AKA née Supersonic, Managing Director John Laird states: The press release notes that while the coffee roaster […]
In legal news, Espro—maker of the Espro Press—has officially filed a lawsuit alleging patent infringement on the part of Made Simpli, LLC, makers of the Simpli Press. According to the Complaint, Espro’s claim of infringement revolves around what they believe to be a similarity between the two brewer’s basket-shaped plunging mechanisms. Espro currently holds a patent for […]
Starbucks: the coffee brand America loves to sue. Not but a month removed from some overly-litigious yahoo suing Starbucks over allegedly underfilling their lattes, we’ve got another overly litigious yahoo suing Starbucks, this time for overfilling drinks with ice. MSNBC reports that Illinois woman and as-yet-unconfirmed life of any party she attends Stacy Pincus is asking […]