‘Hawaiian’ Potato Chips Sued for Misleading Name

Perhaps it’s the century or more that their culture was systematically dismantled and almost destroyed completely that makes Hawaiians especially protective of certain words, phrases, and concepts, along with the very descriptor, “Hawaiian.” They weren’t too happy when a Chicago eatery called itself Aloha Poke, and tried to trademark the phrase, to say nothing of …

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Playboy Sued by Blind Man Wanting to Read the Articles

I read Playboy for the articles. We’ve all heard that one before, but this time, it may be legit! Donald Nixon, who is legally blind, filed a lawsuit against Playboy for violating the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). He claims that the Playboy website is not compatible with his screen reading software, which allows users …

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Trial Over Million-Dollar Cocktail Napkin Contact Underway in Alaska

At age 13, arguably the greatest soccer player in the world signed a playing contract on a paper napkin in a Spanish tennis club. Lionel Messi agreed to play for Barcelona “as long as the conditions agreed are met,” and his allegedly forged signature joined a few other jots at the bottom of what may …

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Senator Sued for Battery After Grabbing Student’s Phone

It seems U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) has gotten himself into a bit of a pickle while on the Georgia Tech campus supporting his friend and fellow Republican, gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. Nathan Knauf, a Georgia Tech student, was attempting to ask the senator how he could endorse Kemp, who some claim is attempting to …

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