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Now this is how you settle a trademark dispute!

This is from the Wikipedia entry for the electronica band The Postal Service:

In August 2003, the United States Postal Service sent the band a cease and desist letter, citing its trademark on the phrase "postal service".

After negotiations, the USPS relented, allowing the band use of the trademark in exchange for promotional efforts on behalf of the USPS and a performance at its annual National Executive Conference. [5]

Additionally, at one point the USPS website sold the band's CDs.[6]

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I'm gonna start one up called

I'm gonna start one up called Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.

Yes, but...

Will they work on Saturdays?

I'm naming my band The Federal Reserve. :-)

Don't do that

You'll end up making more CD's than what what people will buy, and then give them away. Then you can say you are filthy rich. lol

im naming my band...

Whitney Spears

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

Settled amicably with a government agency, no less!

That is impressive!

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Woot Woot!

The Postal Service is on tour right now, and coming to SLC! :D

Can't wait to see who sues me...

when my band 'Choke Hazard' hits the tour circuit...
after I get a bassist, drummer, singer, and bagpiper.

9-11 was a panda job.

CHOKE HAZARD

Hahaha great band name!!

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Needs more didgeridoo...

or at least a cowbell player.

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"The State is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

oYeah

more cowbell