New York state has sent cease and desist letters to hundreds of knockoffs of the famous logo, created (for free!) by the late graphic design legend Milton Glaser.
I [Thumbs Up] NY. I [Space Invade] NY. I [Wu-Tang] NY. You find phrases like these on coffee mugs, T-shirts, G-strings (yes, really). You also find them in cease and desist letters that intellectual property manager CMG Worldwide sent on behalf of the New York State Department of Economic Development to vendors of those items for violating the state’s trademark icon: I ♥ NY, designed by legendary graphic designer Milton Glaser.
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