Starbucks' Seattle's Best division is worried that Borders' plan to close about 200 stores as part of a bankruptcy reorganization could cause damage to its brand, as the stores include Seattle's Best-branded cafes. The coffee chain lodged a protest with the bankruptcy court, saying the bookseller's plan doesn't adequately address how the cafe closings will be handled and how the company plans to protect Seattle's Best's trade secrets.

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