June 20, 2007
Christina Applegate's New TV Series Changes Name After Infringement Lawsuit Threat
Christina Applegate's new fall series was originally called "Sam I Am," but has changed its name to "Samantha Be Good," not quite so catchy, but also not quite so likely to catch a lawsuit from Dr. Seuss Enterprises, holders of the rights to the famous book Green Eggs and Ham, in which the character Sam-I-Am appears. Attorneys for the company sent out a cease-and-desist notice, they claim, to protect the brand. Read more here in a San Jose Mercury News story and in a Variety story here.
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