Archive for February 12th, 2010


What qualifies a person as a die-hard fan? For some of us in Chapel Hill, it’s hanging in with our team for what looks to be a disappointing ACC basketball season. But we have nothing on Jack Hege, who is profiled in an article in yesterday’s New York Times. Mr. Hege, 83, has been at […]

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“Typically, the inequality of economic power between corporation and parodist determines who prevails in trademark¬†infringement lawsuits…. The weaker party — the parodist — is effectively censored and denied due process. “An unlikely victor against a trademark bully was Michael Berard, who in 1987 was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. […]

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