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Guest Column: Law limits right to use own name for business (access required)

The general counsel for one of world's best known fast food companies, McDonald's, recently described how he would handle a hypothetical man named "Sam McDonald" who opened a restaurant named "McDonald's." The general counsel explained that he would send a representative to the restaurant to discuss the matter and offer to pay McDonald sufficient money ...