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Volume 24 No. 156
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The Empire Sues Back: Yankees Defend "Evil" Trademark

A panel of trademark judges in DC "earlier this month denied a request from a private entrepreneur, known as Evil Enterprises, Inc., to register the trademark for the phrase 'Baseballs Evil Empire.'" The company "initially applied for a trademark" in July '08, but the Yankees "objected, arguing that they had the rights to the phrase -- at least when used in connection with baseball" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 2/23).