Saturday, November 25, 2006

A name to fight for

Great article over at Clutch and Chrome about an International MC, The Iron Pigs, which is taking a Pennsylvania minor league baseball team to court for trademark infringement. Seems that the Pigs (logo at left) trademarked their name and logo a few years ago and has had to defend it before.
''Why should this baseball club profit off our name?'' said Bob Nowlin, the club's national secretary/treasurer. ''We spent a lot of time and quite a bit of money getting this trademark.''

Why indeed? The club membership is made up of current or former law enforcement officers and firemen. Read More

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