Towel tiff pits Bounty vs. Brawny ove...

Towel tiff pits Bounty vs. Brawny over design

There are 5 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jul 9, 2009, titled Towel tiff pits Bounty vs. Brawny over design. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

The quicker picker-upper is taking on a brawny lumberjack in a federal lawsuit over paper-towel patterns.

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CatInTheHat

Blacklick, 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

Sparks, NV

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

West 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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