Skip to comments.Candy giant Pez takes aim at Calif. museum
Posted on 07/21/2009 1:30:34 PM PDT by JoeProBono
SAN JOSE, Calif. It took more than 30 years for the creators of Pez candy dispensers to give the little plastic figurines feet, and they never did get hands. But now the long arm of the Pez Candy Co. has reached all the way from Linz, Austria, into U.S. District Court, where it has slapped the tiny faces that fill the Museum of Pez Memorabilia with a lawsuit.
The legal broadside, which was filed in San Francisco last month, singles out a 7-foot-10 snowman, built especially for the Burlingame, Calif., museum, that has been recognized by the Guinness record keepers as the world's largest Pez dispenser. Pez seeks to have the snowman melted down.
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If pez is such a giant, why do they have to swat at this little museum?
Seems like they would be glad for the free marketing.
Linz, Austria, was Hitler’s hometown when he was growing up, wasn’t it?
Isn’t this really dumb on Pez’s part?
The museum provides free advertising for their product, and they seek to damage it?
I will never look at my Daffy Duck PEZ dispenser the same again. Has Obama taken over the PEZ industry or something?
It does have their logo on the side. If Pez wants to object to the unauthorized use of their logo, then I must agree.
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