The owner of Poe’s Public House on the Corner is being threatened with a lawsuit over his restaurant’s name, which another Virginia eatery says is too similar to its own. Photo: Michael Johnson

Name changer: Trademark claim threatens local restaurant

With former UVA scholar Edgar Allan Poe dead now since 1849, you might think everything about him is in the public domain. Not so. Just ask the owner of Poe’s Public House on the Corner, who may have to change his restaurant’s moniker after he received letters warning him that the name is taken. Joe […]