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Farley Family sues Trek over fat name

Old 06-06-18, 09:29 AM
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Farley Family sues Trek over fat name

Ya, here's one for ya. He was fat. Just a money grab?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...ike/675792002/
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Old 06-06-18, 09:37 AM
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If it was targeting sue-happy Specialized, this would be spectacular theatre.

Trek should respond simply with a statement like "Chuck You, Farley."
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Old 06-06-18, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by trailangel View Post
Ya, here's one for ya. He was fat. Just a money grab?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...ike/675792002/
It's *always* a money grab. But this seems to have a bit of merit. Trek definitely pushed the boundary here.
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Old 06-06-18, 01:26 PM
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Would be hilarious if they won, to change it to something like "Tommy"
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Old 09-10-18, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by trailangel View Post
Ya, here's one for ya. He was fat. Just a money grab?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/...ike/675792002/
I never thought of that, but in the end seriously? It's a FN name!

Makes me wonder if Harley Davidson will sue Specialized for their Fat Boy.

https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/e...l/fat-boy.html

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/fa...=239963-129149
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Old 09-11-18, 10:12 AM
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Well as long as we're responding to not-quite-dead-but-certainly-moribund threads, the lawsuit was filed a year ago and the parties announced a settlement in June: https://www.bicycleretailer.com/indu...t#.W5foYuhKhjU

This is extremely routine and mundane legal maneuvering and business that is *only* noteworthy because of the tangential connection to Chris Farley.
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Old 09-11-18, 12:45 PM
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Contingency lawyers involved?
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I wonder if Chippendales sued for Farley outdoing them
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