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So I recenly found a fish forum called AquariaCentral.com and they are being sued by Monster Energy drink because of the M on their logo MonsterAquariaCentral. I give them my support and join their fight to laugh at Monster Energy Drink. Don't mess with science! As far as I read in recent news they are thinking of only allowing energy drink to be sold in pharmacys. Don't drink that posion! But don't listen to me because we all know if you drink Monster Energy Drink you will be magically transformed into a champion motorcross rider...

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Just cyber bullying on a corporate level. nonsense really.

There's a petition that you can sign against this stupidity. I think it was originally posted by msjinkzd.


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The letter M and the word "Monster" are now private property and shall not be used except in reference to Monster energy drink. God bless Corporate America.
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No idea how that is all going tbh. I believe it has now gone to court though so details are scarce.

Might as well sue M&M...they only HAVE the letter M.

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The letter M and the word "Monster" are now private property and shall not be used except in reference to Monster energy drink. God bless Corporate America.

does that mean the cookie monster will have to change his name? :-P

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On February 24, Monster Energy Company sent a cease & desist
looks like old news. any new news regarding what has happened?


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looks like old news. any new news regarding what has happened?
yah, they were trying to get a petition going but the thing went to court. Because it is in court, Li (the guy in charge of MFK) is kinda having to be scarce on details on the trials due to legal reasonings and fun stuff like that.

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The problem is really with patent and copyright law in this country. In a nutshell, if they didn't "vigorously" defend their brand and be able to document it, there defense in any subsequent real challenges would be seriously undermined in that court fight. Like everything else we do in this country, it ends up in the hands of attorneys, politicians, theorists and administrators that do nothing to add value to the hard work of others. They just make it more and more difficult to navigate any business, large or small, for or non-profit. That certainly doesn't make me in favor of Monster's path in the case whatsoever. They could've chosen a threat much closer to real than this one.
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