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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #90 on: March 20, 2015, 05:17:57 AM »
The latest rumor was Pharrell was to be sued for Happy.
http://radio.com/2015/03/19/marvin-gaye-children-pharrell-open-letter-blurred-lines/

I could hear the Marvin Gaye similarities in Blurred Lines.


Somehow I see this one becoming an issue at some point in the future if anyone takes the time to listen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJBzDY93aDw
Sounds like to me it takes from Natasha Bedingfield as well as Youngblood Brass Band (@2:31) with a bit of Fugees thrown in for good measure.
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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #91 on: March 20, 2015, 05:24:54 AM »
Good article on the original topic

It's time for craft brewers to stop acting like children.

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By trying this matter in the court of public opinion instead of, you know, the federal trademark office, both breweries succeeded only in airing some procedural dirty laundry that in no way helps beer drinkers or buyers. By opening those screeds with pap like “To Our Wonderful Craft Beer Community” and “To Bell’s customers and the passionate craft beer community,” each tried to play to what they clearly believe is craft beer fans’ inflated sense of justice and moral clarity. Never mind that the customers of each brewery are members of that same community, or that this whole thing could have been resolved behind closed doors if Bell’s just kept its mouth shut and Innovation had the good sense to, you know, bring a lawyer to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to defend its trademark application.
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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #92 on: March 20, 2015, 06:02:14 PM »
Here is one that has a Brewery have a challenge from a rapid transit system. Boycott those bullies!
http://sf.eater.com/2015/3/19/8260113/bart-fiftyfifty-brewing-lawsuit-beer-barrel-aged
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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #93 on: March 21, 2015, 06:04:30 AM »
BART actually thinks that a beer named B.A.R.T. may hurt their brand? I guess they forgot Fruitvale Station already kinda put a black cloud over it.
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Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #94 on: March 21, 2015, 06:11:27 PM »
Trademark is per business type. This is why we can have Delta Airlines, Delta faucet, delta Dental...

Transport and beer are not in the same category/business type.
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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #95 on: March 21, 2015, 07:58:21 PM »
Trademark is per business type. This is why we can have Delta Airlines, Delta faucet, delta Dental...

Transport and beer are not in the same category/business type.

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Re: Bell's files lawsuit against Innovation - AKA suck it Bell's
« Reply #97 on: March 23, 2015, 04:14:41 PM »
When good guys quarrel.
http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2015/03/black_white_flame_3_floyds.html


Now THAT is how this crap should be settled.  I love 3Floyds anyway, now even more.
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