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    The Naked Cowboy vs. Mars, Inc.

    The Naked Cowboy is suing Mars, Inc. for trademark infringement.

    For those that aren't familiar with the naked cowboy he is a guitar-strumming street-singer whose uniform is limited to cowboy boots, a hat, and a pair of briefs that performs in Times Square.

    The Naked Cowboy, whose real name is Robert Burck, is suing Mars Inc. for $6 million for dressing an animated M&M in Burck’s signature outfit and broadcasting it on a video billboard. While not quite a doppleganger, the animated M&M is reportedly dressed in a white cowboy hat, boots and briefs for several seconds of a nearly five-minute video that also features the candy in street scenes and as city icons, including King Kong and the Statue of Liberty.

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    Re: The Naked Cowboy vs. Mars, Inc.

    This guy was on court TV because his girlfriend would not agree to being filmed in the bedroom as part of his '24 hour watch the Naked Cowboy campaign'. Just a PR stunt.

    He came off as a guy that has done too many drugs but all he has probable ever taken are steroids. Not too many people alive that are more impressed with them self.


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    Re: The Naked Cowboy vs. Mars, Inc.

    The guy is just crazy enough to get a big settlement from Mars, however.


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    Re: Naked Cowboy Sues M&Ms

    Quote Originally Posted by travman23 View Post
    Wow, if I didn't know the circumstances behind this, I would've thought you just took four random words, and strung them together to make a thread title.

    Kind of like, "******** Whale Eats Pie".

    Crazy how the world has gotten.


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    Re: The Naked Cowboy vs. Mars, Inc.

    I always have thought that the Naked Cowboy and Ted Nugent looked like long lost brothers...


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