Sandwich Showdown in Bangor Leads to Lawsuit

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

Two Bangor sandwich shops are engaged in a tempest in a coffee pot.The owners of Coffee Pot Café have gone to federal court, complaining that The Legacy Sandwich shop infringed on their trademark names for sandwiches and engaged in deceptive trade practices.The Coffee Pot Café is asking the court to award it any profits Legacy Sandwich makes from its similarly named sandwiches.Both shops model their meals after the historic Coffee Pot, a landmark shop that closed in 2009. The owner of The Legacy Sandwich shop claims to have the blessing of the original Coffee Pot owner.


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