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Last updated on Thursday, August 14, 2014, 1:21 pm

Paul Gatling

Call ‘Em® (OPINION)

Stacy Lewis could barely fall out of bed without hearing the Hog Call during her recent appearance at the LPGA Tour event at Pinnacle Country Club. Impromptu Hog Calls, we are told, have erupted during concerts at the new Walmart AMP. Farmers throughout the land are calling their pigs. Aren’t those trademark infringements? Are royalties owed to the University of Arkansas? The questions are in jest, of course, but it is said in light of news that the chant associated with the Arkansas Razorbacks since the 1920s — “Wooo Pig Sooie” — is now sound trademarked with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Little Rock-based attorney Harold Evans, the university’s outside counsel, registered the cheer with the trademark office. Rest assured, he says, in these particular... [ MORE ]

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