From USA Today:
NEW YORK — Toy maker Mattel isn’t amused by a model’s pornographic play on the name of its clean-cut Barbie dolls.
Mattel went to court Tuesday to complain that the website of an adult entertainer named China Barbie has tried to benefit from the success of the 48-year-old line of dolls. They include Barbie’s sister, Skipper, her best friend, Midge, and Skipper’s boyfriend, Kevin.
The lawsuit said Global China Networks used a domain name containing the word “barbie” in a “bad faith attempt to profit from Mattel’s Barbie trademarks” and had damaged Mattel’s good name.
But…but….but….Barbie doesn’t have a…well, you know! I guess some people aren’t picky.