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Tiny Pawn Shop to ‘Pawn Stars’ – We Own the Name!

A Florida pawn shop is standing up — David vs. Goliath style — to the producers of the mega-hit "Pawn Stars," claiming it owns the name fair and square and they won’t change it.

A&E Television Networks fired off a cease and desist letter to pawnbroker Frank Bishop last week — claiming Bishop’s use of the term "pawn star" constitutes fraud and trademark infringement, demanding he change the name stat.

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