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Stuff People in America Might Sue Over! Round 5

First of all, this is not a closeup of a cigarette pack, or even a carton. It is a shoe box. And judging by the state of the cardboard, it has been of the shelf for a while. This product shows China’s complete disregard for both the legality of trademark and the fundamentals of marketing […]


Stuff People in America Might Sue Over! Round 4

I’d like to think that the boys of Metallica would approve of this shop, or at least its rugged, industrial location, with the pipe shop to its left and some other hardware dealer to the right, the post-apocalyptic, rubble-strewn earth out front, and the overflowing cages above. And the flames are pretty bad-ass too. But […]


Stuff People in America Might Sue Over! Round 3

We could have let this one slide on account of the slight differences: the stars on the red band, the elliptical shape of the medal, and the one red dangling ribbon replacing one of the blues. But the spirit of PBR is undeniably there. This Chinese beer is clearly attempting to nudge in on Pabst’s […]


Stuff People in America Might Sue Over! Round 2

The coffee giant Starbucks has most certainly staked its claim on Chinese soil. Just last year they were ousted from the prime real estate within the Forbidden City. The company has plenty of other locations throughout the country, but they have yet to open up a shop in the minor city of Yichang. To make […]


Stuff People in America Might Sue Over! Round 1

If this summons nostalgic restlessness that means you’re either old or retro and knowledgeably recalling Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground. The overripe front man of the bunch is Warhol’s “iconic” piece. They even used the correct font for the lettering, but instead of Warhol’s name, opted for Toucan Sam’s catch phrase, “Follow your nose!” […]