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Old 02-14-2008, 08:23 AM
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Naked Cowboy Sues M&Ms

http://www.reuters.com/article/domes...35812420080213

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City street performer "The Naked Cowboy" is suing Mars Inc. for $6 million over the use of his trademark look -- white underwear, cowboy boots and a hat -- by a blue M&M candy on a Times Square billboard.

For nearly a decade, Robert Burck has been a fixture in Times Square, where he strums a guitar on a street corner while dressed in his skimpy signature costume.
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:27 AM
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:34 AM
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That's wild. I've seen that dude in person. He could use the couple of mill.
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:41 AM
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http://www.reuters.com/article/domes...35812420080213

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City street performer "The Naked Cowboy" is suing Mars Inc. for $6 million over the use of his trademark look -- white underwear, cowboy boots and a hat -- by a blue M&M candy on a Times Square billboard.

For nearly a decade, Robert Burck has been a fixture in Times Square, where he strums a guitar on a street corner while dressed in his skimpy signature costume.

I have WITNESSES to say that in 1972, I wore that outfit on my tricycle in Tallahassee, Florida and it was MY trademark outfit. So, he stole MY idea. I should sue.
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:47 AM
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I have WITNESSES to say that in 1972, I wore that outfit on my tricycle in Tallahassee, Florida and it was MY trademark outfit. So, he stole MY idea. I should sue.

Nope you stole it from me, from the 1940's.....hehehehe
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Old 02-14-2008, 08:49 AM
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Nope you stole it from me, from the 1940's.....hehehehe
You were so fashionable before fashion was cool. :-)
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