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Stop unfair legal action to take Lost Dog Coffee's name and website.

Lost Dog Coffee is a wonderful business with great coffee and art. It has been a cultural center for Shepherdstown for over fifteen years. With a website and Facebook page, Lost Dog Coffee has an online presence. Unfortunately a chain restaurant from Virginia, has sicced its lawyers to steal, even though it has its own appropriate domain,

Please support the right for a local business that has been recognized by magazines and locals and visitors as a treasure to keep its name and online presence. 

A website in support of this petition and campaign to protect Lost Dog Coffee has been set up at

You will find additional ways to help and see the letter from the lawyers of the chain restaurant.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Lost Dog Cafe
  • Lost Dog Cafe, client of Driscoll and Seltzer, LLC
    Clients of Richard Driscoll, Atty.
  • Lost Dog Cafe
    Pam McAlwee, Owner
  • Owner, Lost Dog Cafe
    Ross Underwood

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