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It’s not exactly the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. New York City’s famous Naked Cowboy is headed to court to protect his trademark from the Naked Cowgirl.

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Robert Burck says Sandy Kane is damaging the brand he built through more than a decade of strumming his guitar wearing only briefs and a cowboy hat. He’s earned as much as $1,000 a day working Times Square from about 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kane wears a bikini, cowboy hat and guitar in her role as the Naked Cowgirl.

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The federal suit filed Wednesday asks the court to keep Kane from doing anything that would violate Burck’s trademark.

Kane is a former stripper who’s now a fixture of the city comedy scene.

Her attorney says he hasn’t seen the lawsuit, but Kane has the right to do what she’s doing.

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