Morton’s steakhouse chain threatens pub with trademark suit

MUNCIE Ind. Ty and Stacey Morton, owners of the new 40-seat Morton’s Pub and Grub, are flouting a legal threat from the Morton’s of Chicago steakhouse chain over the name of their Irish pub.

Aletter from Morton’s of Chicago’s attorneys claimed that the pub owners are infringing on Morton’s patent registration and could confuse the public into thinking their Muncie, Ind., pub is related to the 75-unit steakhouse chain. The letter threatened a lawsuit if the

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