The openers of this elaborate gallery claim their coffee is art, and their use of thelogo and trademarks are protected by fair use, since the whole operations is a parody.
At least they got the dumb part right.
‘Dumb Starbucks’ coffee shop opens in Los Feliz
A store labeled as “Dumb Starbucks,” using the Starbucks corporate logo and bearing an almost identical look to an actual Starbucks, opened up in Los Feliz on Friday. A Starbucks spokeswoman said the corporation is “looking into it.”