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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:11 pm 
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CBS faces trademark lawsuit over Desilu name

(Reuters) - The Desilu name coined by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz for the production company behind "I Love Lucy" and other popular television shows is now the subject of a lawsuit against CBS Corp.

http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2018/apr/ ... silu-name/


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:21 pm 
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This is a rather interesting one. It'll be fun to see how it's adjudicated.

It was always the wisdom in This Town that Paramount owned Desilu, having bought it lock stock and Lucy reruns. Presumably whoever owns Paramount this year owns Desilu as a trademark. But this guy says he trademarked it. That should have no legal standing, but who knows? Guess we'll find out.

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