Today's IP article comes from the Wall Street Journal on the trademark case on the Lindt golden bunny - foil wrapped chocolate bunnies. It reads,
"If you are not going to protect your trademarks, they are worth nothing," says Reinhart Lange, an intellectual-property lawyer at WilmerHale in Frankfurt.
"Mr. Lange is the Elmer Fudd of chocolate rabbit look-alikes. He has represented Lindt for some two decades. He learned the trade from a senior partner who brought intellectual-property cases for Lindt back in the early 1980s."
Little critters multiplied to get to it's current sales of $44M. The case is a legal rabbit hole with hopping mad founders family. Lots of rabbit metaphor. Nice.
Chocolate rabbits, intellectual property lawyers, Elmer Fudd. Some guys have all the fun.
Here are a couple of great golden bunny videos: