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F Word, Starbucks [Pic+]

Mmmm beer!

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Hits: 4794 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Entertainment | Date: 12/31/2013
 
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Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11749 Posts
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 2:39:46 PM
Does the sandwich shop around the corner get to name something Big Mac ? Of course not. And you can't steal Starbucks stuff either. I hate SBucks but this is obvious.


On top of that, companies have a legal requirement to enforce their IP rights even if it doesn`t matter, even if the products aren`t the same (e.g. beer instead of coffee). You can lose a trademark if you don`t enforce it.

freddyferret
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 11734 Posts
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 12:48:42 PM
I agree with Gerry, this one is a no brainer. People can bitch about it but you can't do what he did. Open a restaurant and try service a Whopper, you`ll get sued so fast you won`t know what happened.

SmagBoy1
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 4243 Posts
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 7:55:45 AM
Excellent response to corporate shenanigans.

Eyeage
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 8 Posts
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 7:39:55 AM
I actually know Jeff. His bar/brew pub is about 3 minutes from my house. Funny how this thing has gotten such recognition.

Listypoos
Male, 30-39, Europe
 2716 Posts
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 3:14:08 AM
Until this I didn't know Frappuccino was a made up word for a product, I thought it was a general coffee term like Cappuccino or Espresso.

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