The secret to the Blue Door's stuffed burger, the "Blucy"? Quality beef, molten cheese, a good attorney, and a touch of irony. Defending the trademark Blucy name, which is itself a twist on the, ahem, borrowed concept of the Ju(i)cy Lucy, the Blue Door Pub successfully took action against Bluzy's R ... More >>
One surprising revelation in Chris Kluwe's nuclear account of alleged homophobia within the Vikings organization is that Zygi Wilf is actually a staunch supporter of gay rights.Kluwe wrote that before a September 2012 game, right as the marriage amendment he was so outspoken in opposing was becoming ... More >>
Wings: They're worth big money.Buffalo Wild Wings has hit a speed bump in its fast-paced quest to spread spicy bar food across North America. A Canadian competitor has filed a lawsuit accusing the Minnesota company of trademark infringement. Buffalo Wild Wings is adding to its empire of 700 ... More >>
Via Bachmann for CongressMichele Bachmann, intellectual property thiefIt's one thing for Michele Bachmann to drape herself in the American flag. But if she's going to try to drape herself in the mantle of the State Fair, she's going to have to contend with trademark law.
The Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin are among many colleges objecting to a Bud Light beer promotion: "Fan Cans" in college colors. And it looks like they have won.
Chris Dykstra was initially amused when he learned last summer that the web site that he runs, Gatheroo.com, was being threatened with a lawsuit for trademark infringement. Gatheroo was created by Minnetonka-based software company Warecorp after the popular online networking site, meetup.com, began ... More >>
Online retailing giant eToys.com plays legal hardball with a similarly named group of digital artists
While some business owners fight for their names in court, David Unowsky surrenders Hungry Mind the easy way