Do These Boots Look Like Marlon Brando? His Estate Seems To Think So

from the likeness? dept

In the grand tradition of the estate of Humphrey Bogart suing over a couch, the estate of Marlon Brando is suing Harley Davidson, claiming that Harley's new "Brando" boots misappropriate the actor's "likeness." I dunno, what do you think:
Of course, it's true that Harley Davidson has its own history of being massively overprotective when it comes to its own trademarks and such, but I'm not sure that justifies a silly and pointless lawsuit over these boots.

Filed Under: boots, marlon brando, misappropriation of likeness
Companies: harley davidson

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    Someantimalwareguy, 20 May 2011 @ 11:01am

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    How would anyone be duped if someone came up to you on the street, asked, "Do you want to see a picture of actor Marlon Brando?" and shows you a picture of boots...and you really believe that the boots are an actor?

    Must be some damned good acting...

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