DailyDirt: Leggo My Logo...

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

Shakespeare wrote: What's in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet. -- but how much does a company's name really matter? Here are a few quick links on corporate logos and some branding twists. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    ShellMG, Aug 23rd, 2011 @ 5:40pm

    You can, Toucan!

    I thought about sending this when I first read it in the Detroit News, but my brain had a caffeine deficiency and I couldn't think of a silly way to frame it.

    Froot Loops maker Kellogg threatens to sue Mayan group over use of toucan logo

    From The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20110822/BIZ/108220412/Froot-Loops-maker-Kellogg-threatens-to-sue-Mayan-g roup-over-use-of-toucan-logo#ixzz1Vu0bDpQB

     

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    Zot-Sindi, Aug 23rd, 2011 @ 7:04pm

    ok that new diet coke design is probably the most ridiculous thing i've seen in a while

     

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    Zot-Sindi, Aug 23rd, 2011 @ 7:09pm

    Re: You can, Toucan!

    wow, are they fucking stupid? those two are nothing alike

    way to go for being so delusional & entitled to think that they are the exclusive owners of logos with toucans on 'em

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 23rd, 2011 @ 11:48pm

    Silly Rabbit

    "Modified logos are fun -- hopefully, though, the artists behind them won't be sued for trademark violations...."

    lawsuits are for kids!

     

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    jezsik, Aug 24th, 2011 @ 6:41am

    Logos

    I opened the link to the logos but did not look at them for several minutes as I was distracted by something else. When I accessed the page, I didn't really pay much attention as to what I was seeing, just a bunch of logos. I noticed that the logos were different, but did not recognize, at first, that they were merged with competitors. What does this tell us about the power of a logo?

     

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