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(guy in suit to woman at computer) Listen, until this whole trademarking-Pi thing is resolved, Legal wants us to stop using circles in our designs.

Bye, bye misappropriated Pi

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Honestly, trademarking pi? What an alpha-sigma-sigma-hole.

By the way, π. π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π, π.

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And you, Zazzle. Really? Yes, you eventually restored the merchandise you pulled. But this didn’t inspire confidence.

Madness v. Method

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I don’t fall in love with corporate campaigns very often, let alone draw a tribute cartoon. But this one by Method

Basically, Method’s been using a daisy in conjunction with its sustainable-household-product marketing for years. Along comes Clorox, who starts using a yellow daisy for its line of sustainable household products, and then slaps Method with a cease-and-desist letter.

Method chose Earth Day to respond with this – a site that lets you vote whether you think the daisy should belong to Clorox, Method or the planet – and with this:

Anyway, this cartoon is in honor of not just a brilliant bit of campaigning, but of one corporation taking a stand against intellectual property run amuck. Come on, Clorox – daisies have been around for at least 36 million years. I think the term for that is prior art.

Or perhaps information just wantz cheezburger

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