Defendant Winkelmann may claim to resemble Alfred E. Neuman, but he and his fellow Defendants are hardly publishing Mad Magazine, and their knock-off apparel is a far cry from the parody stickers of The Topps Company's Wacky Packages...Watkins said he finds it "refreshing" that North Face has "attempted to embrace the levity" he believes this case calls for. But, the lawyer hastened to add, "Their parody of my parody of this case sucks. And I say that with the highest degree of respect for their effort."
Moreover, their attempt to pass themselves off as fleece-clad soul mates of Weird Al Yankovic reveals the hollowness of their position.
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