Most Las Vegas residents get their telephone service through Embarq, the reincarnation of Sprint (of course, as many will also tell you, a rose by any other name smells the same). What many do not know is that there is a second telephone company in Las Vegas -- Nevada Telephone Co. (website temporarily disabled, which gives you an idea of how successful business has been).
Jankovics says he has removed the sign and logo in response to Embarq’s demands, but does not believe he infringed upon Embarq’s trademarks. The sign was present because a company named Embarq Marketing Associates, which owns a business selling sexually oriented materials, rented space in the building now owned and occupied by Nevada Telephone and Jankovics let the tenant keep the sign up.
The company behind the Blue Man Group is suing some people behind a show that is allegedly confusingly similar to that of the Blue Man Group’s show.
Most Las Vegas residents and most furniture businesses nationwide know about the World Market Center – the behemoth group of buildings located near Downtown Las Vegas which are occupied only two times a year for one week each time for one of the largest furniture shows in the country.
Since Ms. Miller did not seek out my comments for her story, I shall provide them here: