Obama like the Grateful Dead?
In a daily roundup of trademark news, Bloomberg Businessweek published some follow-up information on the Obama Campaign's trademark lawsuit against Washington Promotions & Printing Inc. and its subsidiary Demstore.com. Among the information included was the following quote from Steve Schwat, owner of Washington Promotions & Printing:
''I thought presidential campaigns were like the Grateful Dead, who never enforced their IP rights, but encouraged people to record their music and print their logos,'' Schwat said. ''It's the way people supported who they were.''
The full story can be read at Bloomberg Businessweek here. Search with Ctrl + F for "Obama Campaign" to jump right to the story, since the piece contains numerous other unrelated trademark news pieces.