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Elly May is the role played over two hundred and sixty-four times by Donna Douglas in 1960’s series, The Beverly Hillbillies; and, Douglas has sued Mattel in Louisiana for making the “Elly May” doll in the Barbie Doll line. While Mattel claims to have obtained all necessary licenses to make the product under necessary channels, …

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This article from the Daily Princetonian reports that the University “grossed roughly $266,000 [in] 2008… for the commercial use of Princeton trademarks and logos.” The University reportedly has over 100 licensing agreements with third parties, which grant limited rights to produce, use and/or sell products under the University’s marks (anything from baseball caps to mugs), …

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