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Article - John Driscoll Quoted on in Tootsie Roll's Dispute with Footzyrolls
DECEMBER 06, 2011 quoted John Driscoll (Partner, New York) regarding a dispute between his client, Footzyrolls (a footwear company), and Tootsie Roll Industries (manufacturer of candy of the same name). Entitled "Tootsie Roll to Footzyrolls: See ya in court!", John acknowledges that the 'lawsuit now escalates the feud':

  • "Every company has the right to protect their trademark. Tootsie Roll is flexing its muscle. This case could now proceed for another year. It will cost [Footzyrolls] a lot of money. It could kill their business." Read the full article.

The dispute was also covered by the Chicago Tribune.

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