Dish, Blockbuster Canada squabble over name brand rights

Dish, Blockbuster Canada squabble over name brand rights.

[newsimage][/newsimage]If anyone ever doubted the vast number of moving pieces a multi-million dollar buyout contained, they need only to look at Dish Network's recent acquisition of Blockbuster. In May Dish was sued by NCR, the company that runs the former rental leader's line of movie kiosks, Blockbuster Express. Now the new Blockbuster owner is embroiled in a legal struggle with Grant Thornton Ltd., which took over the operation of Blockbuster's Canadian stores following the company's bankruptcy. Dish is asking the company to cease using the Blockbuster name - something Grant Thornton Ltd. takes some issue with.

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