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In-N-Out Says Maryland's Grab-N-Go Is a Copycat

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Lawyers from tear-inducing burger chain In-N-Out say the name, logo, and menu at the Aberdeen, Maryland restaurant Grab-N-Go look a little too familiar. The AP reports: "The Irvine, Calif.-based chain filed an infringement lawsuit this week in U.S. District Court in Baltimore... and is seeking a permanent injunction and unspecified damages."

Grab-N-Go even has a "Wild Style Burger" on its menu (see below) with two beef patties, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, grilled onions and "wild" sauce. Maybe just a little too similar to In-N-Out's "secret" Animal-style hamburger.

But maybe the restaurant should be sued just for serving an "Asian Burger" with the war crime-sounding "savory Asian pink sauce." It brings to mind the line by Jeff Goldblum in the film Jurassic Park: "Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should."

In-N-Out spends a lot of time chasing after copycats: Just last month, In-N-Out sued the Boise restaurant Burger Express for similarly ripping off their style. Here's Grab-N-Go's menu and a local news report:

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Video: ABC2: In-N-Out Burger suing Aberdeen burger joint

· In-N-Out Burger suing Aberdeen, Md., burger joint [AP]
· In-N-Out Burger suing Aberdeen burger joint [ABC2]
· All In-N-Out Coverage on Eater [-E-]


1111 Beards Hill Rd #200 Aberdeen, MD 21001