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IHOP to delay financing due to trademark issue

LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - IHOP Corp. IHP.N said on Friday it would delay the completion of its corporate refinancing while it resolves issues related to the lapsing of some of its federal trademark and service mark registrations.

In a statement, the pancake house restaurant chain said it is in the process of obtaining new registrations for the affected trademarks and service marks. It has not yet determined the financial impact of these measures, but said they would not have a material impact on its business or franchisees.

((Reporting by Nichola Groom; Reuters Messaging: nichola.groom.reuters.com@reuters.net, Tel:+1-213-955-6755)) Keywords: IHOP/

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