@reaperthekeeper : The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce apparently is trying to enforce its trademark in the “Hollywood” sign against LA Kings (ice hockey) goalie Jonathan Bernier, who wears a mask emblazoned with an image of the sign and other Southern California iconography. So reports Yahoo! Sports.
On behalf of sensible trademark lawyers everywhere, let me say that this is insane. Please, let us hope that the Kings and the NHL step up and body-check the Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Bernier and good sense generally. I’m no fan of violence in sports, so take that as a metaphor.
Meanwhile, I’m trying to imagine the kind of royalties that Randy Newman might have to pay if he were to release this music video today: