Brando Heirs Sue Over 'Brando' Furniture Line

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT) -- Brando Enterprises LP sued Rooms To Go on Friday in California, accusing the furniture retailer of using the “Brando” name without permission, marking the plaintiff's most recent attempt to assert Marlon Brando's intellectual property rights on behalf of his heirs.

Brando Enterprises — which was created by the Marlon Brando Living Trust and owns all the intellectual property rights associated with deceased Hollywood icon Marlon Brando — filed its complaint in state court against RTG Furniture Corp. and Artemis Marketing Corp., which does business as Rooms...
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