Starbucks Hegemony

A true story:

A woman named Sam Buck opens a coffee shop. Calls it SamBucks Coffee. Opens it in a city where there were no Starbucks (such places existed back in the year 2000)

In 2002, Starbucks gets whiff of this and sues woman, citing the need to protect their brand.

In Court, Judge rules on the side of Starbucks.

Dear Starbucks,

This is the primary reason why people don’t like you.

More from the sambuck’s coffee house here.

(Thanks to BoingBoing)


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