I Coulda Been A Credenza: Brando Estate Sues Over Couch Named Brando

from the morons-in-a-hurry dept

My oh my. The publicity rights lawsuits by estates of famous dead actors continue. We'd already covered how the estate of Humphrey Bogart had sued over a Bogart line of couches and the estate of Marlon Brando had sued over a Brando line of boots. Shake those two stories up together... and you get a new lawsuit, again from the Brando estate, complaining about a Brando sofa and how it violates Marlon Brando's publicity rights and trademarks. Can't you see the similarity?
I'm wondering what moron in a hurry sees any similarity or would be confused here?

* Separately, on the headline, I actually came up with this headline independently, but as I was preparing this I saw that The Daily used the same line. It's too tempting not to use it, but did want to acknowledge that they got it out first...
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Filed Under: couch, marlon brando, publicity rights, sofa, trademark


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    lavi d (profile), 19 Aug 2011 @ 2:57pm

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    Sooooofaaaaah!

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