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The Naked Cowboy Threatens The Naked Cowgirl with Trademark Infringement Lawsuit After She Refused to Become a Franchisee

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Time Square icon The Naked Cowboy is threatening The Naked Cowgirl with a lawsuit and fines up to $150,000.

Robert Burck is the original Naked Cowboy and also the owner of the ‘NAKED COWBOY’ trademark. In a bid to enforce his brand rights, he sent a cease-and-desist letter to Sandy Kane, who has proclaimed herself as The Naked Cowgirl and who also began to appear in Times square donning a red, white and blue cowboy hat and matching bikini several years ago.

trademark infringement attorneyIn an article posted on the New York Post earlier today, Sandy Kane is characterized as, “a fixture of the city comedy scene and former stripper famous for closing her act by lighting her breasts on fire.”

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