With the end of summer fast approaching, a new trade secret case filing caught our attention regarding one of the staples of the summer barbecue…the hot dog.

Who doesn’t love a good, old fashioned hot dog?  It just so happens that a pair of litigants agree with this sentiment!  In a case filed in Los Angeles this summer, Dog Haus
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There is wiener controversy brewing, but this one does not involve Twitter™ or a Representative from New York. Rather, this dust up concerns a Chicago hot dog dynasty and allegations of misappropriated trade secrets, false advertising, unfair competition, and trademark infringement.

On June 21, 2011, District Court Judge Sharon Coleman denied Vienna Beef LTD’s motion for a temporary restraining order

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