Towel tiff pits Bounty vs. Brawny over design

Full story: Columbus Dispatch
The quicker picker-upper is taking on a brawny lumberjack in a federal lawsuit over paper-towel patterns. Full Story
CatInTheHat

Reynoldsburg, OH

#1 Jul 9, 2009
OK, let's see....

Bounty = 6 letters.

Brawny = 6 letters.

Both names start with an upper case "B" and both end with a lower case "y".

Seems there are potentially millions to be made by lawyers exploiting this similarity.

Seriously, I don't think the average consumer gives a rat's ass about the design on their paper towels. They just want them to absorb spills and clean up messes. We but what's on sale and use the generic "paper towels" when writing a grocery list. One is as good as the other.
bryceglacier

York, PA

#2 Jul 10, 2009
This is a joke, right?
bawwwwnonymous

Reno, NV

#3 Jul 10, 2009
they'll do anything for a buck.
NSB

Sacramento, CA

#4 Jul 10, 2009
Hope no taxpayer money is being funneled into this frivolous lawsuit. And we wonder why our country's economy has gone down the toilet.
Tyler Reinhard

Ottumwa, IA

#5 Oct 6, 2009
im all for bounty this lawsuit was a good idea i hope you win it in court they stole your design

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