For Immediate Release
March 12, 2009
Contact: Debbie Stoller, [redacted]
Gregory Garvin, [redacted although tempted]
HEADLINE: Sew Fast Sew Easy and Debbie Stoller Reach Agreement on Trademark
(New York, NY) ?Ç¬? Sew Fast Sew Easy and Debbie Stoller have reached an agreement over the use of the marks ?Ç¬?Stitch and Bitch Cafe?Ç¬? and ?Ç¬?Stitch ‘N Bitch.?Ç¬?
Under the terms of the agreement, Sew Fast Sew Easy’s ?Ç¬?Stitch and Bitch Cafe?Ç¬? mark will be limited to goods and services in the areas of sewing and embroidery, while Stoller?Ç¬?s ?Ç¬?Stitch ‘N Bitch?Ç¬? mark will be limited to goods and services in the areas of knitting and crochet.
“I am glad to report that we have amicably resolved our dispute and differences to the satisfaction of each party,” said Sew Fast Sew Easy’s Vice President, Gregory Garvin.
“We are all happy to put this dispute behind us and are urging all of our respective supporters and other concerned parties to likewise put this dispute behind them and discontinue any remaining boycotts,” said Debbie Stoller, author of the ?Ç¬?Stitch ‘N Bitch?Ç¬? series of knitting books.
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This was in my inbox, not quite 10 months since it was announced that the press release would be “forthcoming”.
On that note, I suppose my next pattern is roughly “forthcoming”. Good! I have enough deadlines.