Girl Scouts of the USA, Which Teaches Girls to Be Entrepreneurs, Is Taking on the Boys in a Federal Lawsuit

The lawsuit argues that the Boy Scouts’ decision to drop ‘boy’ from its name and recruit girls erodes the Girl Scouts brand. November 7, 2018 3 min read The Girl Scouts of the United States of America has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America, in protest of the latter group’s decision to drop “Boy” from its name and to welcome older girls. The suit, filed Tuesday in Manhattan’s U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, argues that the Boy Scouts’ move could erode the Girl Scouts brand and membership numbers. Related: The CEO of the Girl Scouts Wants to Turn Today’s Cookie Sellers Into Tomorrow’s Powerful Female Entrepreneurs The lawsuit is important not only to the girls involved in Girl Scouts but to families nationwide who welcome that organization’s mission to encourage and train their daughters to be entrepreneurs and leaders through such efforts as: Camp […]

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