Tavern Trademark Nixed

Photo: Courtesy of Tavern on the Green

The latest in the case of Tavern on the Whatever: A judge has ruled that the city cant trademark the name Tavern in the Park, because its too generic. Whether he can trademark it or not, Dean Poll still plans to use it as a backup name should a judge rule that the previous operators have a right to keep the Tavern on the Green moniker. [Diners Journal/NYT]