cronut.jpgIPNews® – The USPTO has at last granted pastry chef Dominque Ansel  registration of his “Cronut” trademark, but it hasn’t been without a backlash from other bakers.

Ansel, whose in-store descriptions of the Cronut describe the treat as “Chef Dominique Ansel’s signature creation inspired by a croissant-doughnut hybrid,” is fending off criticism if his choice to register the Cronut as a trademark.   While he takes no credit for inventing the popular dessert, he defends his right to make exclusive use of the name.  To continue reading, click:  Things Get Sticky for French Chef, who Finally Lands “Cronut” Trademark Registration