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Update on Lochte’s Jeah Trademark Application

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We recently told you about Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte’s application to trademark the phrase “Jeah,” and there is already an update–but it has nothing to do with rapper MC Eiht, who has alleged that “jeah” has been his catchphrase since 1988. The Oak Park-River Forest Patch has reported that Chris Brynes and Jeah […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 29th, 2012 at 2:02 pm

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Is Lochte’s Move to Trademark “Jeah” Dead in the Water?

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Olympic Gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte has filed an application to trademark the phrase “Jeah,” but is his request already dead in the water? Lochte claims “jeah” is a variation of “chea,” a word  used by rapper Young Jeezy—but it’s another rapper who may fight Locthe’s request. TMZ reports that MC Eiht is alleging that […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 27th, 2012 at 3:39 pm

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Duchess’ Family Website Investigated for Possible Olympics Advertising Violations

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Business Insider, via Jacquelin Magnay of The Daily Telegraph, is reporting that the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (Locog) is having a closer look at a website owned by the Duchess of Cambridge’s family to determine whether it violates branding and advertising regulations regarding the 2012 London Olympics. The London Olympic Games and […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 23rd, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Small Business News Weekly Roundup: 7/20/12

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Welcome to this week’s small business news roundup! This week we’ll discuss small biz owners working more thanks to mobile devices, how one small business made its way into the Olympics, and a free downloadable guide to help you avoid costly payroll mistakes. First two other great roundups: This Week in Small Business: Groupon’s New […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 20th, 2012 at 7:21 am