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Marlon Brando estate wins judgment in furniture case

WENN, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 8:06am (PST)
  • Trustees for Marlon Brando's estate have accepted $356,000 from a furniture company to end a legal fight over sofas sold under the late movie icon's name, according to a judgment filed on Friday.

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    Brando Enterprises executors sued Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. last year, accusing bosses of misappropriating the actor's name with couches and footstools known as the Brando.

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    A spokesperson for Brando Enterprises says, "Obviously we are very pleased with the result. The judgment sends a clear message that infringers of Marlon Brando's name and image will be pursued to the fullest extent, and forced to pay substantial damages."

    Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. bosses are also battling late actor Humphrey Bogart's estate over a Bogart couch.

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