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Official Trademark: Cronut

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Official Trademark: Cronut

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Official Trademark: Cronut

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The trademark was officially registered this week to describe the cross between a croissant and a donut that's lured New Yorkers into long lines for months now.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne hoping you're not thinking of calling your newest creation in the kitchen a Cronut with a C, because that has already been taken. The trademark was officially registered this week to describe the cross between a croissant and a donut that's lured New Yorkers into long lines for months now.

The trademark does not affect pastry chefs selling Dossants, Crodoughs, Cronut, Croillers and Craynuts. All of which, by the way, really exist.

It's MORNING EDITION.

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