SAN FRANCISCO — Atari is suing Nestle, alleging copyright infringement and unfair competition.
Atari Interactive Inc. filed a complaint Aug. 17 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Nestle SA, Nestle UK Ltd. and Nestle USA Inc., alleging they illegally used the plaintiff's trademark without consent.
According to the complaint, Atari suffered damages to its business as the result of its trademark being copied and used by the defendants. The plaintiff alleges the defendants used the plaintiff's Breakout, Super Breakout and Breakout Boost trademarks to advertise its products.
Atari Interactive seeks trial by jury, permanent injunctive relief, actual damages, profits, statutory damages, legal fees, punitive damages, interest and all other relief the court deems just. They are represented by Keith J. Wesley of Browne George Ross LLP in Los Angeles and K.C. Maxwell of Browne George Ross in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California case number 3:17-cv-04803-SK