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What’s the difference between a pig and a unicorn? June 22, 2010

Posted by dataduchess in Legality.
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Back on April Fool’s Day, ThinkGeek advertised “Canned Unicorn Meat” was available.  See the ad here.

Recently, lawyers for the National Pork Board (NPB) sent ThinkGeek a Cease and Desist letter alleging that ThinkGeek is infringing on NPB’s trademarks when they say, “Unicorn, the new white meat”.

No worries though, ThinkGeek is clearly in parody-land, so their use of the phrase is considered Fair Use.  But thanks to ThinkGeek for providing us with the news, and even better, their hilarious handling of the letter and response!

ThinkGeek :: Blurgh! The ThinkGeek Blog – Officially our best-ever cease and desist.