A victory Pho common sense

Mo Pho gets to keep its name. The cafe had been threatened with legal action by another restaurant chain called Pho, who claimed trademark infringement. But after a Twitter storm today, Pho has wisely called off its legal dogs and now says:

This is good.

9 comments:

Manwood said...

Excellent- I left them a snotty message on their Facebook page and noticed loads of other people did to. Good news.

Ben said...

Surely pho is just a Vietnamese word for a certain dish anyway? Too right!

OffDutyBill said...

Hurrah, that was quick. Twitter democracy in action!

Mickeymouse said...

Yay for Brockley!

Bob Dog said...

A good response, but they still don't own Pho. Really pleased that BC did this and really happy for Mo Pho, who must be feeling just a wee bit spesh just now.

Tim Arnold said...

A victory for common sense. Now concentrate on making better food.

Jimmy said...

Nice one guys, Mo Pho victory!

RB said...

It is - and is pronounced like a french "feu"... maybe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pho#Etymology_and_origins

Sally said...

This caught Jay Rayner's attention: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2013/sep/25/vietnamese-pho-trademark-soup-cafe

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