Bon Jovi Wants Energy Drink Makers to Change Name
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JON BON JOVI (Singer): (Singing) Tommy used to work on the docks. The union went on strike…
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Here's news of another artist who can still pack stadiums after decades of touring: Jon Bon Jovi is the last word in business today because of a sort of trademark dispute. Bon Jovi has asked the makers of the energy drink Mijovi to change the name. He says it's too close to his own. The drink's creator claims he named the drink not after the musician, but after his girlfriend, Jovita.
And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
And I'm Renee Montagne.
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