The decision comes after Sesame Workshop - the non-profit organization behind popular children's program Sesame Street - sued the R-rated film's production company, STX Entertainment, for unspecified damages for its use of the tagline "No Sesame, All Street" in advertising materials for the upcoming film.
Melissa McCarthy's muppet detective film The Happytime Murders will be allowed to keep referencing both "sesame" and "street" in its promotional material, after a USA judge ruled against the owner of the Sesame Street brand.
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Judge Vernon Broderick said the slogan actually distinguished the movie from the Sesame Street trademark. All Street." tagline. If you were hoping for a long, drawn-out, trial-of-the-century situation, I have some bad news: "the lawsuit has already been tossed out.
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But Broderick said that he saw no evidence that Sesame Street was losing viewers or advertisers because of association with a lewd puppet movie, and predicted that any harm will quickly dissipate by August when the promotion gives way to the film's release. Of course, the younger Henson doesn't really have anything to do with Sesame Street, even though his father's creations still reside on the show.
During almost two hours of arguments before he read his decision, attorneys for Sesame Street sought to link their trademark case to an earlier one involving the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders and the famous 1978 porn flick, Debbie Does Dallas.
A federal judge in NY on Wednesday dismissed Sesame Workshop's lawsuit against the producers of The Happytime Murders, a raunchy puppet crime-comedy.
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SYFY WIRE obtained a statement about the ruling from the film's victorious puppet lawyer, Fred, Esq.