South Butt Lawsuit Gets the NPR Treatment, Tune In Tonight to Marketplace


Apparently we were not slipping into the warm embrace of a public-radio-induced coma last night when we heard Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal promo a story on the South Butt lawsuit.

"You weren't dreaming," confirms Clayton attorney Albert Watkins, who says the segment will air this evening on Marketplace (6 - 6:30 on St. Louis Public Radio 90.7 FM). Watkins is representing Mizzou student Jimmy Winkelmann, owner of apparel line South Butt in a trademark suit brought by North Face.

Says the florid-tongued Watkins of tonight's nationally-syndicated interview on NPR:

"It's pretty damn exciting when the pinnacle of the elite news world has deemed you worthy of coverage."

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