Hershey, sheriff hopeful spar over campaign signs

    Candy maker Hershey says a Pennsylvania sheriff candidate’s campaign signs are a tasty case of trademark violation.

    The chocolate giant says Lancaster County sheriff candidate Mark Reese lifted the font for his campaign signs from the company’s Reese’s candy logo. Hershey contends that’s a violation of its copyright.

    Click here for photos from the Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era to judge for yourself.

    The candidate’s campaign spokesman says Hershey agreed to let Reese continue to use the campaign materials it’s made for the upcoming primary. If Reese wins, however, the campaign will change its font.

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