it's a big deal these days... and no one is more sensitive to it than trans-national corporations. well, except when they're the ones ripping it off,
Pippi Longstocking (aka Pippi Långstrump) is a fictional character in a series of children's books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, and adapted into multiple films and television series.
Pippi was named by Lindgren's then nine-year-old daughter, Karin, who requested a get-well story from her mother one day when she was home sick from school. The first of the series was published
Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers
(simply known as Wendy's) is an international fast food chain restaurant founded by Dave Thomas on November 15, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio, United States.
Thankfully, to date the hamburger vendors have shown no interest in legal action against Ms. Lindgren or her heirs for inventing their logo 25 years before the company existed....