The land where copyright infringement is par for the course.
The latest infraction of trademark had a Canadian connection. A Korean coffee company introduced a Tim Horton's knock off, called Tim Morton's.
Not so subtle.
When I lived in Korea, in the late 1990s, I saw backpacks with a label that read Jonsport, similar to the famous California backpack company, Jansport.
In the Seoul district of Itaewan, encountered the following sign for a nightclub.
Club Viagra was on a bit of a hill, and a long flight of concrete steps lead up to the entrance.
You have to get up to get in.
In my city, Chônju, a gift shop stole its name from a popular search engine.
So, no, the Tim Morton's coffee doesn't surprise me. What does surprise me is that they haven't opened a Tim Morton's coffee shop in Korea.
Or maybe, they have?