Nuckin Futs

This whole story is nuckin futs:

A snack maker, marketing its product to pubs, nightclubs and other entertainment venues, is calling its snack Nuckin Futs, after getting the green light from Australian regulators.

The Trade Marks Examiner initially decided Nuckin Futs was scandalous and inappropriate and rejected a trademark application.

The company’s lawyers had argued the four-letter word implied in the product name by juxtapositioning the words’ initials, is a normal part of Australian speech and therefore not offensive.

That argument may not have been accepted.

But the trademark was eventually allowed on condition the Queensland owner does not market the product to children.

The edible snack, which contains nuts, will only be sold in pubs, nightclubs and other entertainment venues.


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