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(#Promo15Jomave) Louis Vuitton Loses Trademark Lawsuit Over Joke Bag; Judge Tells Company To

(#Promo15Jomave) Louis Vuitton Loses Trademark Lawsuit Over Joke Bag; Judge Tells Company To

Louis Vuitton Loses Trademark Lawsuit Over Joke Bag; Judge Tells Company To Maybe Laugh A Little Rather Than Sue from the get-a-sense-of-humor dept When I was very little, my father drove a 1972 Ford Pinto (yes, one of the exploding versions ) that had a faded bumper sticker reading "My other car is a Porsche." I remember this very clearly because I remember, at a very young age, asking my father to explain the "joke" and still not really getting it. Of course, that "my other car is a..." joke has been around for a long time. It may not be a good joke, but it's a pretty well-known joke. Except, apparently, for the overly serious trademark lawyers at Louis Vuitton. We've covered Louis Vuitton's ridiculous trademark bullying for years -- including shutting down an art exhibit that commented on LV's trademarks, suing an artist for calling attention to the situation in Darfur ...

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