News Story: No wildfire for two Peninsula businesses; they change names rather than fight legal threat

An excerpt from the Peninsula Daily News Online.

Two North Olympic Peninsula businesses have changed their names after a Chicago-based restaurant chain threatened to sue over copyright infringement.

The Wildfire Grill at 929 W. Eighth St. in Port Angeles is now LD’s Woodfire Grill, though the sign may remain the same for a while.

And Wildfire Cider of 220 Pocket Lane in Port Townsend is now officially Alpenfire Cider.

The owners of both businesses said they are perplexed as to why they were told by Wildfire Restaurants — a steak and seafood restaurant chain with locations in Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia and Virginia, but none in Washington — to change their names or face litigation.

Read the entire article at Peninsula Daily News Online.

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